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    Whitney Battle-Baptiste and Britt Rusert, editors.
    Summary: At the 1900 Paris Exposition, the famed sociologist and civil rights activist W. E. B. Du Bois presented a series of groundbreaking data visualizations advocating for African American progress. These graphs, charts, and maps provided powerful glimpses into the lives of black Americans to convey both a literal and figurative representation of what Du Bois famously referred to as "the color line." From advances in education to the lingering effects of slavery, these infographics - beautiful in design and impactful in content - made visible a wide spectrum of black experience. W. E. B. Du Bois's Data Portraits collets the complete set of infographics for the first time in full color, making their insights and innovations available to a contemporary audience while exploring their context in social and design history. As Du Bois's prophetic work continues to grow in potency and relevance, these images illustrate, in the words of the introduction, how "data might be reimagined as a form of accountability and even protest in the age of Black Lives Matter." -- From back cover.

    Contents:
    Introduction / Whitney Battle-Baptiste and Britt Rusert
    American Negro at Paris, 1900 / Aldon Morris
    The cartography of W.E.B. Du Bois's color line / Mabel O. Wilson
    Plates / with an introduction and captions by Silas Munro.
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    E185.86 .D846 2018
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    Elizabeth A. Wagar, MD, Michael B. Cohen, MD, Donald S. Karcher, MD, Gene P. Siegal, MD, PhD, editors.
    Summary: The second edition of Laboratory Administration for Pathologists covers all aspects of clinical and anatomic pathology laboratory administration. Taking a practical approach, this book provides the core principles and tools of management for the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine. The basics of financial, operations, and quality management are covered and complemented by rarely found discussions of the “soft” sides of management and leadership, such as communication, ethics, and decision making. Personnel sections separately address important issues for the large laboratory as well as independent group practice; another section is aimed at pathologists who are seeking and evaluating a position themselves. Included are summaries and case studies, which carry the text beyond a straightforward reference for practitioners, serving as a self-study curriculum for a laboratory management course. Pathologists will find this text useful either as a quick reference tool or to review management for maintenance of certification. Residents will find this text valuable for board preparation and in rotations related to management training. Includes updated content throughout and a new chapter on patient safety.

    Contents:
    1 Principles of Management and Leadership - 2 Competencies and Interfaces of the Involved Pathologist - 3 Laboratory Operations - 4 Personnel Management - 5 Laboratory Space Planning, Equipment, and Supplies - 6 Management of Pathology Information Systems 7 Quality Management in Laboratory Medicine - 8 Quality Management in the Anatomic Pathology Laboratory - 9 Patient Safety and High Reliability in Laboratory Medicine and Pathology - 10 Financial Management of the Laboratory - 11 Financial Management of the Pathology Practice - 12 The Pathology Position: Evaluating Different Practice Settings and Getting and Keeping a Job - 13 Laboratory Laws and Regulations - 14 Legal Affairs for Pathologists - 15 Ethics for Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
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    Veronique Leblond, Steve Treon, Meletios Dimoploulos [e.g. Dimopoulos], editors.
    Summary: This book sheds new light on clinical, biological and therapeutic data on the rare disease Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia (WM) with the participation of widely-recognized experts, involved in this field. It represents the efforts of physicians, scientists and patients, all around the world, to better understand and cure this rare disease. Considerable advances in the diagnosis, treatment indications, response criteria, prognostic factors and treatment options have been made since Dr Jan Waldenström first reported this "new syndrome" 70 years ago. Particularly instrumental in advancing of our understanding of WM have been the eight international workshops devoted to this disease. New, exciting molecular data have recently been reported, allowing us to revisit the oncogenic events leading to WM B-cell proliferation and to use newly available compounds targeting oncogenic pathways.

    Contents:
    Preface: Tribute to J Waldenström
    Part I: Tumor Cells and microenvironment
    Waldenström Macroglobulinaemia: Pathological Features and Diagnostic Assessment
    Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia Immunophenotype
    Predispositions and Origins of Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia: Implications from Genetic Analysis
    Cytogenetics in Waldenstr<öm Macroglobulinemia (WM)
    Genetic and Signaling Abnormalities in Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia
    Molecular Pathways in Growth and Survival: Epigenomics
    The Bone Marrow Microenvironment and Tumor Cells Interactions in Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia
    Waldenström's Macroglobulinaemia: Immunosurveillance and the Immune Micro-environment
    Part II: Epidemiology and Genetic Predisposition
    Epidemiology of Waldenström Macroglobulinemia
    Genetic Predisposition to Waldenström Macroglobulinemia
    Immunoglobulin Type M Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance (IgM-MGUS)
    Part III: Clinical Features
    Hyperviscosity Syndrome, Cold Agglutinin Hemolytic Anemia, and Cryoglobulinemia
    Neuropathy in Waldenström's Macroglobulinaemia
    IgM Amyloidosis
    The Bing-Neel Syndrome
    Unusual Manifestations of IgM Monoclonal Gammopathies
    Part IV: Laboratory Investigations
    Laboratory Investigations and Findings: Hematological Abnormalities, Biochemical Investigations, Free Light and Heavy Chains
    Part V: Response
    Response Assessment in Waldenström's Macroglobulinaemia
    Part VI: Prognostic Factors
    Risk Stratification in Waldenström Macroglobulinemia
    Part VII: Treatment Options and Recommendations
    Indications for Treatment of Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia
    Immunotherapy in Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia
    Immunomodulatory Agents and Proteasome Inhibitors in Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia
    Signal Inhibitors in Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia
    High-Dose Therapy and Haemopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Waldenström's Macroglobulinaemia
    Long-Term Toxicity of Therapy in Waldenström Macroglobulinemia
    Treatment Recommendations in Waldenström Macroglobulinemia.
    Digital Access Springer 2017
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    Steven D. Waldman, Associate Dean-International Programs, Chair and Professor Department of Medical Humanities and Bioethics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri ; ultrasound images by Michael Meng, DC, RMSK.
    Contents:
    Head
    Neck
    Shoulder
    Elbow and Forearm
    Wrist and hand
    Chest wall, trunk, abdomen and low back
    Hip and pelvis
    Knee and lower extremity
    Foot and ankle.
    Digital Access Ovid 2016
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    by the Pegasus Physician writers at Stanford.
    Contents:
    Introduction
    Foreward
    Childhood and the past
    Evolution of a physician
    The body
    Sickness and healing
    Death and dying
    War and violence
    Art and music
    Reflections of a doctor
    Previously published poems
    Index of authors and poems.
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    PS595.M43 P44 2022
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    L. V. Rao, PhD, FAACC, L. Michael Snyder, MD.
    Contents:
    FALTs: factors affecting laboratory tests
    Laboratory tests
    Infectious disease assays
    Autoimmune diseases
    Cardiovascular disorders
    Central nervous system disorders
    Digestive diseases
    Endocrine diseases
    Genitourinary system disorders
    Gynecologic and obstetric disorders
    Hematologic disorders
    Hereditary and genetic diseases
    Infectious diseases
    Renal disorders
    Respiratory, metabolic, and acid-base disorders
    Toxicology and therapeutic drug monitoring
    Transfusion medicine
    Appendix: Abbreviations and acronyms.
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    edited by, Mary A. Williamson, MT (ASCP), PhD, Vice President, Scientific Affairs & Laboratory Operations, ACM Medical Laboratory, Rochester, New York, Former Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, L. Michael Snyder, MD, Professor, Department of Medicine and Pathology, University of oMassachusetts Medical School, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, Massachusetts, Cheif Medical Officer, Quest Diagnostics MA, LLC, Marlborough, Massachusetts.
    Summary: "Wallach's Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests, 10th Edition serves as a practical guide to the use of laboratory tests which aids physicians in using tests more effectively and efficiently by offering test outcomes, possible meanings, differential diagnosis, and summaries of tests available. The book is organized into 2 sections. The first section is devoted to disease states. Where appropriate, a patient's chief complaint and/or physical findings are initially presented with subsequent discussions focused on discrete disease states as they relate to a patient's chief complaint. The second section is devoted to an alphabetical listing of laboratory tests while stressing the integration of the clinical laboratory in the clinical decision making process. Test sensitivity, specific and possible and negative probabilities are included whenever appropriate. Microbiology tests are listed in a separate chapter"--Provided by publisher.

    Contents:
    Introduction: Chapter 1. FALTs: Factors Affecting Laboratory Tests / Lokinendi V. Rao
    Section 1. Disease States: chapter 2. Autoimmune Diseases / M. Rabie Al-Turkmani; chapter 3. Cardiovascular Disorders / Craig S. Smith; chapter 4. Central Nervous System Disorders / Juliana G. Szakacs; Chapter 5. Digestive Diseases / L Michael Snyder and Michael J. Mitchell; chapter 6. Endocrine Diseases / Hongbo Yu; chapter 7. Genitourinary System Disorders / Charles R. Kiefer; chapter 8. Gynecologic and Obstetric Disorders / Juliana G. Szakacs; chapter 9. Hematologic Disorders / Liberto Pechet; chapter 10. Hereditary and Genetic Diseases / Marzena M. Galdzicka, Patricia Minehart Miron, and Edward I. Ginns; chapter 11. Infectious Diseases / Michael J. Mitchell; chapter 12. : Renal Disorders / M. Rabie Al-Turkmani; chapter 13. Respiratory, Metabolic, and Acid-Base Disorders / Lokinendi V. Rao and Michael J. Mitchell; chapter 14. Toxicology and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring / Amanda J. Jenkins; chapter 15. Transfusion Medicine / Vishesh Chhibber
    Section 2. Lab Tests: chapter 16. Laboratory Tests / Lokinendi V. Rao and Liberto Pechet; chapter 17. Infectious Disease Assays / Michael J. Mitchell and Lokinendi V. Rao.
    Digital Access Ovid 2015
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    editor-in-chief, Calvin A. Brown III ; associate editors, John C. Sakles, Nathan W. Mick.
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    editor, Calvin A. Brown III ; associate editors, John C. Sakles, Nathan W. Mick, Jarrod M. Mosier, Darren A. Braude.
    Digital Access LWW Health Library 2023
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    editors, Neil R. Miller [and others].
    Contents:
    Examination of the visual sensory system
    Anatomy and physiology of the retina and optic nerve
    Congenital anomalies of the optic disc
    Topical diagnosis of acquired optic nerve disorders
    Papilledema
    Optic neuritis
    Ischemic optic neuropathies
    Compressive and infiltrative optic neuropathies
    Traumatic optic neuropathies
    Toxic and deficiency optic neuropathies
    Hereditary optic neuropathies
    Topical diagnosis of chiasmal and retrochiasmal lesions
    Central disorders of visual function
    Examination of the pupils and accommodation
    Disorders of pupillary function and accommodation
    Examination of ocular motility and alignment
    Supranuclear and internuclear ocular motor disorders
    Nuclear and infranuclear ocular motility disorders
    Disorders of neuromuscular transmission
    Myopathies of neuro-ophthalmologic significance
    Nystagmus and related ocular motility disorders
    Normal and abnormal eyelid function
    Neuro-ophthalmologic manifestations of nonorganic disease.
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    edited by Neil R. Miller, Prem S. Subramanian, Vivek R. Patel.
    Summary: Offering authoritative, concise coverage of today's neuro-ophthalmology, Walsh & Hoyt's Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology: The Essentials distills the most vital information from the esteemed three-volume parent text, Walsh & Hoyt's Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology, into a convenient, single-volume resource. A practical and intuitive organization provides quick access to the essential information you need to effectively evaluate and manage the majority of neuro-ophthalmic conditions. Written by leaders in the field, this must-have fourth edition is a comprehensive, succinct, and clinically relevant reference for your everyday practice.

    Contents:
    1. Examination of the Visual Sensory System
    2. Anatomy and Physiology of the Retina and Optic Nerve
    3. Neuroimaging in Neuro-Ophthalmology
    4. Congenital Anomalies of the Optic Disc
    5. Topical Diagnosis of Acquired Optic Nerve Disorders
    6. Papilledema
    7. Optic Neuritis
    8. Ischemic Optic Neuropathies
    9. Compressive and Infiltrative Optic Neuropathies
    10. Traumatic Optic Neuropathies
    11. Toxic and Deficiency Optic Neuropathies
    12. Hereditary Optic Neuropathies
    13. Topical Diagnosis of Optic Chiasmal and Postchiasmal Visual Pathway Damage
    14. Central Disorders of Visual Function
    15. Examination of the Pupils and Accommodation
    16. Disorders of Pupillary Function and Accommodation
    17. Examination of Ocular Motility and Alignment
    18. Supranuclear and Internuclear Ocular Motor Disorders
    19. Nuclear and Infranuclear Ocular Motility Disorders
    20. Disorders of Neuromuscular Transmission
    21. Myopathies of Neuro-Ophthalmologic Significance
    22. Nystagmus and Related Ocular Motility Disorders
    23. Normal and Abnormal Eyelid Function
    24. Neuro-Ophthalmologic Manifestations of Nonorganic Disease
    Appendix: List of Videos
    Index.
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    LWW Health Library (Ophthalmology)
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    [edited by] Matthew D. Barber, Catherine Bradley, Mickey M. Karram, Mark D. Walters.
    Contents:
    Anatomy of the lower urinary tract, pelvic floor, and rectum
    Embryology and congenital anomalies of the urinary tract, rectum, and female genital system
    Neurophysiology and pharmacology of the lower urinary tract
    Physiology of the pelvic muscles, vagina, and anorectum
    Pathophysiology of pelvic floor disorders
    Epidemiology and psychosocial impact of female pelvic floor disorders
    Synthetic mesh and biologic grafts: Properties and biomechanics
    Description and classification of lower urinary tract dysfunction and pelvic organ prolapse
    Evaluation of pelvic floor disorders: History, physical examination, and diagnostic testing
    Female sexual function and dysfunction: Assessment and treatment
    Urodynamics: Indications, techniques, interpretation, and clinical utility
    Endoscopic assessment of the lower urinary tract
    Radiologic studies of the lower urinary tract and pelvic floor
    Stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse: Nonsurgical management
    Retropubic operations for stress urinary incontinence
    Biologic bladder neck slings for stress urinary incontinence
    Synthetic midurethral slings for stress urinary incontinence
    Urethral injection of bulking agents for intrinsic sphincter deficiency
    Surgical treatment of anterior vaginal wall prolapse
    Surgical treatment of posterior vaginal wall prolapse
    Surgical treatment of vaginal apex prolapse
    Uterine preservation in pelvic organ prolapse surgery
    Obliterative procedures for pelvic organ prolapse
    Avoiding and managing lower urinary tract injuries during pelvic surgery
    Managing mesh complications after surgeries for urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse
    Complications of pelvic reconstructive surgery
    Fecal incontinence
    Constipation
    Rectovaginal fistula and perineal breakdown
    Full-thickness rectal prolapse
    Overactive bladder syndrome, polyuria, and nocturia
    Refractory overactive bladder
    Neurourology and compliance abnormalities
    Voiding dysfunction in women
    Interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome
    Lower urinary tract infection
    Urethral diverticula
    Lower urinary tract fistulas
    Bladder drainage and urinary protective methods
    Urology for the urogynecologist
    Outcomes and quality-of-life measures in pelvic floor research.
    Digital Access ClinicalKey 2022
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    David Nott ; introduction by Henry Marsh ; [afterword by Eleanor Nott].
    Summary: For more than twenty-five years, David Nott has taken unpaid leave from his job as a general and vascular surgeon with the NHS to volunteer in some of the world's most dangerous war zones. From Sarajevo under siege in 1993, to clandestine hospitals in rebel-held eastern Aleppo, he has carried out life-saving operations and field surgery in the most challenging conditions, and with none of the resources of a major London teaching hospital. The conflicts he has worked in form a chronology of twenty-first-century combat: Afghanistan, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Darfur, Congo, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Gaza and Syria. But he has also volunteered in areas blighted by natural disasters, such as the earthquakes in Haiti and Nepal. Driven both by compassion and passion, the desire to help others and the thrill of extreme personal danger, he is now widely acknowledged to be the most experienced trauma surgeon in the world. But as time has gone on, David Nott began to realize that flying into to a catastrophe whether war or natural disaster was not enough. Doctors on the ground needed to learn how to treat the appalling injuries that war inflicts upon its victims. Since 2015, the Foundation he set up with his wife, Elly, has disseminated the knowledge he has gained, training other doctors in the art of saving lives threatened by bombs and bullets. War Doctor is his extraordinary story.

    Contents:
    Preface
    The bomb factory
    Two epiphanies
    Welcome to Sarajevo
    Damage control
    Flying in
    Under African skies
    Trauma school
    Return to Syria
    Sniper city
    Lifeline
    The razor's edge
    Physician, heal thyself
    Escape from Aleppo.
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    volume editors, L. Tatu, J. Bogousslavsky.
    Contents:
    Neurology and war : from antiquity to modern times / Paciaroni, M., Arnao, V.
    Neurosurgical work during the Napoleonic wars : George James Guthrie's experience / Roux, F.-E
    Impact of 20th century wars on the development of neurosurgery / Dowdy, J., Pait, T.G.
    Elaboration of the visual pathways from the study of war-related cranial injuries : the period from the Russo-Japanese War to World War I / Lanska, D.J.
    Publications on peripheral nerve injuries during World War I : a dramatic increase in knowledge / Koehler, P.J.
    The influence of the two world wars on the development of rehabilitation for spinal cord injuries in the United States and Great Britain / Lanska, D.J.
    Traumatic brain injury studies in Britain during World War II / Lanska, D.J.
    Neurology and neurologists during the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871) / Walusinski, O.
    Silas Weir Mitchell : neurologists and neurology during the American Civil War / Boller, F., Birnbaum, .D
    Fench neurologists during World War I / Walusinski, O., Tatu, L., Bogousslavsky, J.
    Nostalgia in the army (17th-19th centuries) / Battesti, M.
    Neuropsychiatric disturbances, self-mutilation and malingering in the French armies during World War I : war strain or cowardice? / Tatu, L., Bogousslavsky, J.
    Neurological impact of World War I on the artistic avant-garde : the examples of André Breton, Guillaume Apollinaire and Blaise Cendrars / Bogousslavsky, J., Tatu, L.
    The central role of neuroscientists under National Socialism / Zeidman, L.A.
    What's in a name? : neurological eponyms of the Nazi era / Kondziella, D., Zeidman, L.A
    Neurology in the vietnam war / Gunderson, C.H., Daroff, R.B
    Neurotoxic weapons and syndromes / Carota, A., Calabrese, P., Bogousslavsky, J.
    Post-traumatic stress disorder among French armed forces members in Afghanistan : a new approach / Paul, F., Marimoutou, C., Pommier de Santi, Clervoy, P.
    Digital Access Karger 2016
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    editors, Andrew L. Kau, Jennifer M. Monroy, Brooke I. Polk, Christopher J. Rigel ; executive editor, Thomas Ciesielski.
    Summary: "Prepared by specialty residents, fellows and staff in the Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine, and reviewed by attending physicians in each field-each volume in this renowned series delivers the on-thespot help you need to provide quality patient management. Right from the initial chapter, you'll learn how to take a patient history, how to interpret exam findings, what tests to order, how to complete the workup, and how to formulate an effective management plan. The Third Edition of this dynamic quick reference continues to provide the practical, stepwise guidance you've come to trust from The Washington Manual and has been fully updated to include the most current diagnostic tests, workup tips, drugs and other therapeutic interventions available"--
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    Phillip S. Cuculich, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, Andrew M. Kates, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri ; series editor Thomas M. De Fer, MD, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Medical Education, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri.
    Summary: "Prepared by residents, fellows, and attending physicians at the Washington University School of Medicine, this handbook is a practical quick-reference guide to the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. It covers both inpatient and outpatient management approaches with the same front-lines practicality as the world-famous Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics. Chapters include mnemonics, easily remembered bullet-point lists, bold-faced clinical pearls, and easy-to-read figures. This thoroughly revised, updated third edition emphasizes current guidelines from the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology. Chapters cover new cardiac imaging modalities, peripheral vascular diseases, and cardiovascular diseases in specific patient populations, including women, the elderly, patients with HIV, and patients with diabetes. An appendix facilitates quick recall of the most common cardiovascular medications, common doses, and important side effects. The Washington Manual is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University"--Provided by publisher.

    Contents:
    Approach to the cardiovascular consult
    Cardiovascular physical examination
    Basic electrocardiography
    Evaluation of acute chest pain
    Evaluation of acute heart failure
    Approach to syncope
    Cardiovascular emergencies
    Procedures in cardiovascular critical care
    The cardiac patient undergoing noncardiac surgery
    Stable angina
    Acute coronary syndromes
    Acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease
    Evaluation and management of systolic heart failure
    Evaluation and management of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (diastolic heart failure)
    Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Diseases of the pericardium
    Pulmonary hypertension: pulmonary arterial hypertension and right heart failure
    Aortic valve disease
    Mitral valve disease
    Tricuspid valve disease
    Infective endocarditis and cardiac devices
    Advanced electrocardiography: ECG 201
    Bradyarrhythmias and permanent pacemakers
    Sudden cardiac death
    Atrial fibrillation
    QT syndromes
    Periperal arterial disease
    Diseases of the aorta
    Standard imaging and diagnostic testing modalities: nuclear cardiology
    Echocardiography
    Cardiac computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging
    Positron emission tomography
    Coronary angiography, intravascular ultrasound, and intracardiac echocardiography
    Adult congenital heart disease
    Cardiovascular disease in older patients
    Diabetes and cardiovascular disease
    Cardiovascular disease in special populations.
    Digital Access LWW Health Library 2014
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    editors, Justin S. Sadhu, Mustafa Husaini, Dominique S. Williams ; executive editor, Thomas M. Ciesielski.
    Digital Access LWW Health Library 2023
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    editors, Thomas J. Baranski, Janet B. McGill, Julie M. Silverstein.
    Summary: "Several changes in content were made with the fourth edition. All chapters have been updated to provide the latest information on the pathophysiology and treatment of endocrine disorders. New chapters covering monogenic diabetes and transgender care have been added. Drug dosing information was also reviewed and updated in each chapter. Bulleted key points highlight the salient features of each chapter. Clinical pearls are highlighted in boldface text within the chapters"--Provided by publisher.
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    editor, C. Prakash Gyawali ; executive editor, Thomas Ciesielski
    Summary: "Advances in the field of gastroenterology since the last edition of this manual have been incorporated into the chapters in this edition. The manual continues to provide succinct, precise recommendations on the evaluation and management of common gastrointestinal symptoms and disorders. Each chapter has been thoroughly revised, and some chapters have been rewritten, to update content to modern concepts and guidelines. The chapters were written predominantly by Washington University subspecialty fellows, with support and guidance from their faculty mentors. Similar to previous editions, the fourth edition of the manual is targeted to medical students, novice and advanced trainees, physician extenders, nurse practitioners, other health care providers, and physicians, and will provide easy access to clinically relevant recommendations for diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal disorders"-- Provided by publisher
    Digital Access LWW Health Library 2021
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    editors, Amanda Cashen, Brian A. Van Tine.
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    LWW Health Library (Oncology)
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    editors, Nigar Kirmani, Michael J. Durkin, Stephen Y. Liang.
    Contents:
    Approach to the infectious disease consultation / Stephen Y. Liang, Michael J. Durkin, and Nigar Kirmani
    The acute febrile patient and sepsis / Yasir Hamad and Stephen Y. Liang
    Fever of unknown origin / Mohammad J. Saeed and Michael J. Durkin
    Bacteremia and infections of the cardiovascular system / Merilda Blanco and Michael J. Durkin
    Respiratory infections / Carlos Mejia-Chew and Michael A. Lane
    Infections of the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary tract / Lemuel B. Non and Jennie H. Kwon
    Urinary tract infections / Juan J. Calix and Jeffrey P. Henderson
    Infections of the bone and joint / Shadi Parsaei and Stephen Y. Liang
    Skin and soft tissue infections / Darrell McBride and Stephen Y. Liang
    Central nervous system infections / Abdullah Aljorayid and Robyn S. Klein
    Sexually transmitted infections / Matifadza Hlatshwayo and Hilary Reno
    Human immunodeficiency virus infection / Jane O'Halloran and Rachel Presti
    Opportunistic infections associated with HIV / Jane O'Halloran and Gerome Escota
    Infection in non-HIV immunocompromised hosts / Anupam Pande and Ige George
    Dimorphic mycoses / Krunal Raval and Andrej Spec
    Zoonotic infections and ectoparasites / Abigail L. Carlson and Steven J. Lawrence
    Protozoal infections / Derek Yee and F. Matthew Kuhlmann
    Helminthic infections / Carlos Mejia-Chew and Philip Budge
    Infection prevention / Caline S. Mattar and Michael J. Durkin
    Antimicrobial agents / David J. Ritchie, Maren Cowley, and Nigar Kirmani
    Antimicrobial stewardship / Kevin Hsueh and Michael J. Durkin
    What was old is new again : arboviruses and hemorrhagic fevers / Michael Tang and Steven J. Lawrence
    Digital Access LWW Health Library 2020
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    edited by Thomas M. Ciesielski, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Medical Education, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, Thomas M. De Fer, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Medical Education, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri.
    Summary: "Substantially revised since the previous edition, this Internship Survival Guide offers first-year residents practical, real-world medical and professional guidance from senior residents and faculty advisors at the Washington University School of Medicine. Advice is presented in a concise, bulleted format, lending itself to quick comprehension of the material. You'll learn the nuts and bolts of logistical issues and patient and colleague communication, as well as the basics of navigating your clinical rotations. To-the-point, updated explanations of the 10 most common diagnoses and patient complaints you'll encounter; includes key history, what not to miss, and when to call for help. Features a detachable pocket card with step-by-step instructions and full-color illustrations of basic procedures you need to master to pass residency requirements. Now with checklists--also on the pocket card--that serve as handy action items for interns. Includes helpful do's and don'ts on often overlooked workplace issues such as patient admission and discharges and communication with others on the medical team. Medical topics cover patient safety, risk mitigation, fluid management, operation of common devices like EKGs, as well as overviews of key clinical specialties. Enrich Your eBook Reading Experience with Enhanced Video, Audio and Interactive Capabilities! Read directly on your preferred device(s), such as computer, tablet, or smartphone. Customize for your language, including right-to-left reading, vertical writing, and enhanced annotation in over 30 languages. Easily convert to audiobook, powering your content with natural language text-to-speech. Adapt for unique reading needs, supporting learning disabilities, visual/auditory impairments, second-language or literacy challenges, and more"-- Provided by publisher. "This manual is written assuming knowledge of pathophysiology and data interpretation. The target audience is primarily those beginning their internship, but this guide may be useful for medical students, residents, and anyone else on the front lines of patient care"-- Provided by publisher.

    Contents:
    Introduction and objectives
    Keys to survival
    ACLS algorithms
    Useful Formulae
    Patient and staff relations
    Patient safety and risk management
    Admissions
    Daily assessments
    Discharges
    Cross-coverage
    Other notes of importance
    Top 10 workups
    Pain control
    Fluids and electrolytes
    Acid-base disorders
    ECG and arrhythmias
    Radiology
    Anticoagulation management
    Approach to consultation
    Preoperative cardiovascular risk assessment
    Dermatology
    Neurology
    Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Ophthalmology
    Orthopedic Surgery
    Otolaryngology
    Psychiatry
    General Surgery
    Critical Care
    Guide to Procedures
    Final Thoughts
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    2019 Limited to 1 simultaneous user
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    editors, Tarek Alhamad, Steven Cheng, Anitha Vijayan.
    Contents:
    Pt. I. General approach to kidney disease
    pt. II. Electrolytes and acid-base disorders
    pt. III. Acute kidney injury
    pt. IV. Glomerular diseases
    pt. V. Chronic kidney disease
    pt. VI. Miscellaneous renal disorders
    pt. VII. Renal replacement therapies and therapeutic plasma exchange
    pt. VIII. Drug dosing
    pt. IX. Transplant nethrology.
    Digital Access LWW Health Library 2021
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    editor, James Matthew Freer.
    Contents:
    1. Central venous cannulation
    2. Radial arterial line placement
    3. Endotracheal intubation
    4. Lumbar puncture
    5. Abdominal paracentesis
    6. Thoracentesis
    7. Knee arthrocenetesis.
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    [edited by] Marin H. Kollef, Warren Isakow.
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    [edited by] M. Laurin Council, David M. Sheinbein, Lynn A. Cornelius.
    Contents:
    The skin exam / Rebecca Chibnall and Arthur Eisen
    Basic science of the skin / Karl Staser and Shadmehr Demehri
    Inflammatory disorders / Emily Beck and Sena Lee
    Infections and infestations / Heather Jones and Kara Sternhell-Blackwell
    Reactive disorders and drug eruptions / Shivani Tripathi and Milan Anadkat
    Disorders of pigmentation / Shaanan Shetty and Caroline Mann
    Benign skin lesions / Shayna Gordon and M. Laurin Council
    Malignant skin lesions / David Chen and Lynn Cornelius
    Disorders of the hair and nails / Katherine Moritz and Ann Martin
    Cutaneous manifestations of systemic disease / Urvi Patel and Amy Musiek
    Dermatologic surgery / Christopher Urban and Eva Hurst
    Pediatric dermatology / Kara Sternhell-Blackwell, Monique Kumar, and Susan Bayliss
    Geriatric dermatology / Kathleen Nemer and David Sheinbein
    Sun safety / Rachel Braden and Kimberly Brady
    Dermatologic therapies / Kyle Eash and Ian Hornstra
    Differential diagnoses appendices / Jamie Mull and M. Laurin Council.
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    editor, Nishath Quader ; associate editors, Majesh Makan, Julio E. Pérez.
    Contents:
    1.Introduction to Echocardiographic Principles / Suzanne V. Arnold
    2.The Comprehensive Transthoracic Echocardiographic Examination / David S. Raymer
    3.The Role of Contrast in Echocardiography / Majesh Makan
    4.Quantification of Left Ventricular Systolic and Diastolic Function / Christopher L. Holley
    5.Right Ventricular Function and Pulmonary Hemodynamics / Nishath Quader
    6.Stress Testing for Ischemia and Viability / Daniel H. Cooper
    7.Ischemic Heart Disease and Complications of Myocardial Infarction / Michael Yeung
    8.Cardiomyopathies / Christopher L. Holley
    9.Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy / Sharon Cresci
    10.Aortic Valve Disease / Jacob S. Goldstein
    11.Mitral Valve Disease / Nishath Quader
    12.Pulmonic Valve / Julio E. Perez
    13.Tricuspid Valve Disorders / Julio E. Perez
    14.Evaluation of Prosthetic Valves / Jose A. Madrazo
    15.Infective Endocarditis / Nishath Quader
    16.Pericardial Disease and Cardiac Tamponade / Michael Yeung
    17.Diseases of the Great Vessels: Aorta and Pulmonary Artery / Nishath Quader
    18.Congenital Heart Disease / Majesh Makan
    19.Cardiac Masses / Justin S. Sadhu
    20.Cardiac Manifestations of Systemic Illness / Justin M. Vader
    21.Transesophageal Echocardiography / Nishath Quader
    22.Cardiac Devices in Heart Failure / Justin M. Vader.
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    [edited by] Mark D. Levine, William S. Gilmore.
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    [edited by] Ramaswamy Govindan and Daniel Morgensztern.
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    editors, Daniel Morgensztern, Armin Ghobadi, Ramaswamy Govindan.
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    executive editor, Thomas M. De Fer ; editor, Heather Sateia.
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    Maureen Lyons, MD, Peter J. MacDonnell, MD, Jennifer M. Schmidt, MD.
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    editors, Emily Fondahn, Michael Lane, Andrea Vannucci.
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    editor, Andrew J. White.
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    editors, Mary E. Klingensmith, Chandu Vemuri, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, Pamela P. Samson, Jason O. Robertson, Dominic E. Sanford ; foreword by Timothy J. Eberlein.
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    Department of Surgery, Washington University, School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri ; editors, Mary E. Klingensmith, Paul E. Wise, Cathleen M. Courtney, Kerri A. Ohman, Matthew R. Schill, Jennifer Yu ; foreword by Timothy J. Eberlein.
    Contents:
    Preoperative Evaluation and Care
    Intraoperative Considerations
    Common Postoperative Problems
    Nutrition
    Fluid, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Disorders
    Hemostasis, Anticoagulation, and Transfusions
    Anesthesia
    Critical Care
    Trauma Resuscitation and Adjuncts
    Head, Neck, and Spinal Trauma
    Chest Trauma
    Abdominal Trauma
    Extremity Trauma
    Burns
    Wound Care
    Acute Abdomen
    Esophagus
    Stomach
    The Surgical Management of Obesity
    Small Intestine
    Surgical Diseases of the Liver
    Surgical Diseases of the Biliary Tree
    Pancreas
    Spleen
    Abdominal Transplantation
    Appendix
    Colon and Rectum
    Anorectal Disease
    Hernias
    Endoscopic, Laparoscopic, and Robotic Surgery
    Breast
    Skin and Soft Tissue Tumors
    Diseases of the Adrenal, Pituitary, and Hereditary Endocrine Syndromes
    Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands
    Lung and Mediastinal Diseases
    Cardiac Surgery
    Cerebrovascular Disease
    Thoracoabdominal Vascular Disease
    Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Venous and Lymphatic Disease
    Vascular Access
    Pediatric Surgery
    Otolaryngology for the General Surgeon
    Plastic, Reconstructive, and Hand Surgery
    Urology
    Obstetrics and Gynecology for the General Surgeon
    Radiology
    Biostatistics for the General Surgeon
    Patient Safety and Quality Improvement
    Answer Key.
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    John D. Pfeifer, Louis P. Dehner, Peter A. Humphrey.
    Summary: "Although multivolume textbooks, as well as subspecialty texts, continue to have a central role in education and in everyday clinical practice, this manual is focused on meeting the immediate needs of an ever-accelerating world in which pathology residents and fellows never seem to have enough time to "get it all done," pathologists in practice never seem to be able to sign out cases quickly enough to satisfy their clinical colleagues, and their clinical colleagues themselves need a ready and available reference in surgical pathology when the pathologist is not immediately available. As with the first and second editions, it is our goal that this latest edition, continuing in the fast-access Washington Manual outline format, will fill this niche in our hectic world. A companion website offers the fully searchable text and an online image bank of over 2,800 fullcolor images (see the inside front cover for website access information)"--Provided by publisher.
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    editors, Adrian Shifren, Derek E. Byers, Chad A. Witt.
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    Kathy E. Sietsema, Darryl Y. Sue, William W. Stringer, Susan A. Ward.
    Summary: This book provides a comprehensive, practical overview of cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) suited for pulmonologists, cardiologists, anesthesiologists, and others with an interest in clinical exercise testing.

    Contents:
    Exercise testing and interpretation
    Physiology of exercise
    Measurements during integrative cardiopulmonary exercise testing
    Pathophysiology of disorders limiting exercise
    Performance of clinical cardiopulmonary exercise testing
    Approaches to data summary and interpretation
    Normal values
    Clinical applications of cardiopulmonary exercise testing
    Diagnostic specificity of exercise intolerance: a flowchart approach
    Case presentations.
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    Shailendra K. Saxena, editor.
    Summary: This book provides a comprehensive overview of the different water-associated infectious diseases and their linked pathogens with plausible strategies for their mitigation. Although we are in the era of 21st century having most of the advanced technologies at hand, yet water-associated infectious diseases are the major contributors towards the worldwide morbidity and mortality. The book also focuses on the various implementation strategies of sustainable hygienic conditions, discusses the robust, and reliable policies and strategies on a global aspect to provide unprivileged people access to the basic sanitation, hygiene and water. In addition, the book discusses the possible indirect effect of global warming on the spread of infectious diseases through the distribution of associated vectors.

    Contents:
    Chapter 1- Introduction
    Chapter 2- Etiological agents of Water Associated Infectious Diseases (WAID)
    Chapter 3- Evaluation and interplay of human water associated pathogens
    Chapter 4- Epidemiology of water associated disease
    Chapter 5- Emerging and re-emerging water associated Infectious Diseases
    Chapter 6_Impact of the climate change/global warming on the water associated infectious
    Chapter 7- Hazards associated with contaminated water
    Chapter 8- Global strategies and schemes for prevention of water associated infectious diseases
    Chapter 9- Novel approaches to detect water associated infectious diseases.-Chapter 10- Treatment of water to prevent WAID
    Chapter 11- Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in alliance with Conventional Medicine (CM) for water associated infectious diseases
    Chapter 12- Treatment for water associated infectious diseases
    Chapter 13- Economic assessment of water associated infectious diseases
    Chapter 14- Conclusions
    Chapter 15- Future Perspectives.
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    Takeshi Ohta [and more], editors.
    Summary: This book discusses the water and carbon cycle system in the permafrost region of eastern Siberia, providing vital insights into how climate change has affected the permafrost environment in recent decades. It analyzes the relationships between precipitation and evapotranspiration, gross primary production and runoff in the permafrost regions, which differ from those intropical and temperate forests. Eastern Siberia is located in the easternmost part of the Eurasian continent, and the land surfacewith underlying permafrost has developed over a period of seventy thousand years. The permafrost ecosystem has specific hydrological and meteorological characteristics in terms of the water and carbon dynamics, and the current global warming and resulting changes in the permafrost environment are serious issues in the high-latitude regions. The book is a valuable resource for students, researchers and professionals interested in forest meteorology and hydrology, forest ecology, and boreal vegetation, as well as the impact of climate change and water-carbon cycles in permafrost and non-permafrost regions.

    Contents:
    Introduction
    Atmospheric water cycle
    Water cycles in forests
    Carbon cycles in forests
    Methane and biogenic volatile organic compound emissions in eastern Siberia
    Stable isotopes of water in Permafrost ecosystem
    Water-carbon cycle in dendrochronology
    Permafrost-forest dynamic
    River Discharge
    Remote sensing of vegetation
    Remote sensing of terrestrial water
    Water-carbon cycle modeling
    Concluding Remarks.
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    Ta-Nehisi Coates.
    Summary: "Young Hiram Walker was born into bondage -- and lost his mother and all memory of her when he was a child -- but he is also gifted with a mysterious power. Hiram almost drowns when he crashes a carriage into a river, but is saved from the depths by a force he doesn't understand, a blue light that lifts him up and lands him a mile away. This strange brush with death forces a new urgency on Hiram's private rebellion. Spurred on by his improvised plantation family, Thena, his chosen mother, a woman of few words and many secrets, and Sophia, a young woman fighting her own war even as she and Hiram fall in love, he becomes determined to escape the only home he's ever known. So begins an unexpected journey into the covert war on slavery that takes Hiram from the corrupt grandeur of Virginia's proud plantations to desperate guerrilla cells in the wilderness, from the coffin of the deep South to dangerously utopic movements in the North. Even as he's enlisted in the underground war between slavers and the enslaved, all Hiram wants is to return to the Walker Plantation to free the family he left behind -- but to do so, he must first master his magical gift and reconstruct the story of his greatest loss." -- Provided by publisher.
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    Peter Vaupel, editor.
    Summary: The aim of this open access book is to provide a unique, timely, critical and comprehensive compilation of more than 30 years of robust international experimental and clinical research related to the basic science and therapeutic application of water-filtered infrared-A (wIRA) and hyperthermia in oncology, psychiatry (depression), musculoskeletal disorders, dermatology, infectiology, and surgery. This is an internationally absolutely unique attempt which publication is timely and of great interest in medical as well as in natural sciences. The aim is to enhance communication and advance the use of heat therapy for patient benefit, and to generate an environment in which anyone with an interest in hyperthermia can discuss, collaborate, network, and share events and resources. Productive dialogue and discussion among scientists and practitioners on issues relating to hyperthermia therapy is essential, especially relating to thermal transmission by water-filtered infrared-A (wIRA). The specificity and advantage of this technology is its tolerance by tissue, and its penetration of up to 3 cm allows the delivery of high heat dosages that are relevant across multiple clinical indications. Currently, wIRA is being applied in Austria, Germany, Portugal, Switzerland, The Netherlands, UK and the USA. The authors’ hope is that its use will increase in these countries, and also expand into others. This book will be an invaluable tool for oncologists, surgeons, dermatologists as well as physiotherapists.

    Contents:
    A. PRINCIPLES
    1. Glossary used in wIRA-Hyperthermia
    2. From sun to therapeutic wIRA
    3. Physical and Photobiological Basics of wIRA-Hyperthermia
    4. Thermography and thermometry in wIRA-hyperthermia
    5. Temperature profiles and oxygenation status in human skin and subcutis upon thermography-controlled wIRA-hyperthermia
    6. Effects of water-filtered infrared A (wIRA) on cells in tissue culture: The example of human fibroblasts
    B. CLINICAL PRACTICE
    ONCOLOGY
    7. Thermography-controlled, contact-free wIRA-hyperthermia (wIRA-HT) combined with hypofractionated radiotherapy for large-sized lesions of unresectable locally recurrent breast cancer
    8. Combined use of wIRA and microwave or radiofrequency hyperthermia
    9. Whole body hyperthermia in Oncology: Renaissance in the immunotherapy era
    10. Gold Nanoparticles and Infrared Heating: Use of the Hydrosun wIRA Irradiator
    11. Water-filtered infrared-A (wIRA) irradiation: A potent strategy to improve anti-tumor immune responses in superficial malignancies
    PSYCHIATRY
    12. Whole-Body Hyperthermia: Historical aspects, current use, and future perspectives
    13. Whole body hyperthermia in psychiatry
    NEONATOLOGY
    14. Mode of action, efficacy, and safety of radiant heaters in neonatology
    DERMATOLOGY
    15. Water-filtered Infrared-A irradiation in wound treatment
    16. The clinical application of wIRA-irradiation in burn wounds
    17. Influence of wIRA-irradiation on wound healing: Focus on the dermis
    18. Water-filtered infrared A (wIRA): from observations in clinical studies to complex in vitro models
    19. Therapeutic use of water-filtered infrared-A irradiation in dermatology
    RHEUMATOLOGY
    20. Evaluation of the effectiveness of a water-filtered infrared-A therapy (wIRA) applied to the hands in patients with osteoarthritis and non-inflammatory arthralgia : preliminary data
    21. Water-filtered Infrared-A radiation in axial spondyloarthritis : heat for lower back pain?
    INFECTIOLOGY
    22. Water-filtered Infrared-A radiation (wIRA): Novel treatment options for chlamydial infections
    23. Safety assessment of water-filtered Infrared A (wIRA) on the eye as a novel treatment option for chlamydial infections
    OTHER
    24. Recommended Reading.
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    Anuja Sharma, Neeraj K. Aggarwal.
    Summary: This book discusses the production of bioethanol from water hyacinth, a potential source of lignocellulosic biomass. Biofuels, as an alternative to fossil fuels, not only ensure energy security but also mitigate air pollution and reduce greenhouse emissions. Biofuels can be produced from sugar- and starch-rich food crops (first-generation biofuel) or lignocellulosic biomass (second-generation biofuel). However, the overexploitation of conventional lignocellulosic sources such as agro-industrial residues, dedicated herbaceous, hardwoods and softwoods and forest residues may lead to problems in terms of land management and biodiversity conservation. Non-conventional sources include industrial cellulosic waste, municipal solid waste and weeds. Of these, weeds are an attractive lignocellulosic source due to their prevalence and easy availability. Eichhornia crassipes, commonly known as water hyacinth, is one of the world's most invasive weeds due to its rapid proliferation rate, efficient survival strategies in extreme conditions, and it has a significant impact on the environment, ecological communities, human health and socioeconomic development. Strategies including physical removal, chemical methods and biological control agents have proven inefficient in completely eradicating Eichhornia crassipes. On the other hand, water hyacinth has a low lignin and high holocellulose content and is a rich source of lignocellulosic biomass, and has therefore been exploited as a raw material for the production of biofuel, biogas, animal and fish feed, compost and other valuable products. Further, being an aquatic plant, it does not compete with food crops for land resources. The bioethanol-generating capacity of water hyacinth is comparable to that of agricultural waste, making it a potential raw material for biofuel production.

    Contents:
    1. Introduction
    2. Water hyacinth: An Environmental Concern or A sustainable lignocellulosic substrate
    3. Lignocellulolytic Enzymology
    4. Pretreatment strategies: Unlocking of lignocellulosic substrate
    5. Biological pretreatment: Need of the Future
    6. Strategies for Saccharification of Lignocellulosic substrate
    Bioethanol production from Water hyacinth.
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    Adam Gadomski, editor.
    Summary: The contributed volume puts emphasis on a superior role of water in (bio)systems exposed to a mechanical stimulus. It is well known that water plays an extraordinary role in our life. It feeds mammalian or other organism after distributing over its whole volume to support certain physiological and locomotive (friction-adhesion) processes to mention but two of them, both of extreme relevance. Water content, not only in the mammalian organism but also in other biosystems such as whether those of soil which is equipped with microbiome or the ones pertinent to plants, having their own natural network of water vessels, is always subjected to a force field. The decisive force field applied to the biosystems makes them biomechanically agitated irrespective of whether they are subjected to external or internal force-field conditions. It ought to be noted that the decisive mechanical factor shows up in a close relation with the space-and-time scale in which it is causing certain specific phenomena to occur. The scale problem, emphasizing the range of action of gravitational force, thus the millimeter or bigger force vs. distance scale, is supposed to enter the so-called macroscale approach to water transportation through soil or plants' roots system. It is merely related to a percolation problem, which assumes to properly inspect the random network architecture assigned to the biosystems invoked. The capillarity conditions turn out to be of prior importance, and the porous-medium effect has to be treated, and solved in a fairly approximate way. The deeper the scale is penetrated by a force-exerting and hydrated agent the more non-gravitational force fields manifest. This can be envisaged in terms of the corresponding thermodynamic (non-Newtonian) forces, and the phenomena of interest are mostly attributed to suitable changes of the osmotic pressure. In low Reynolds number conditions, thus in the (sub)micrometer distance-scale zone, they are related with the corresponding viscosity changes of the aqueous, e.g. cytoplasmatic solutions, of semi-diluted and concentrated (but also electrolytic) characteristics. For example, they can be observed in articulating systems of mammals, in their skin, and to some extent, in other living beings, such as lizards, geckos or even insects. Through their articulating devices an external mechanical stimulus is transmitted from macro- to nanoscale, wherein the corresponding osmotic-pressure conditions apply. The content of the proposed work can be distributed twofold. First, the biomechanical mammalian-type (or, similar) systems with extraordinary relevance of water for their functioning will be presented, also including a presentation of water itself as a key physicochemical system/medium. Second, the suitably chosen related systems, mainly of soil and plant addressing provenience, will be examined thoroughly. As a common denominator of all of them, it is proposed to look at their hydrophobic and/or (de)hydration effects, and how do they impact on their basic mechanical (and related, such as chemo-mechanical or piezoelectric, etc.) properties. An additional tacit assumption employed throughout the monograph concerns statistical scalability of the presented biosystems which is equivalent to take for granted a certain similarity between local and global system's properties, mostly those of mechanical nature. The presented work's chapters also focus on biodiversity and ecological aspects in the world of animals and plants, and the related systems. The chapters' contents underscore the bioinspiration as the key landmark of the proposed monograph.

    Contents:
    Chapter1. Current overview on the role of water in biomechanical and related systems
    Chapter2. Sense and nonsense about water
    Chapter3. Water nanoclusters in cosmology, astrobiology, the RNA world and biomedicine: the universe as a biosystem
    Chapter4. Solvent induced effects on protein folding
    Chapter5 Analysis of protein intramolecular and solvent bonding on example of major sonovital fluid component
    Chapter6. Water behavior near the lipid bilayer
    Chapter7. Water molecules organization surrounding ions, amphiphilic protein residues, and hyaluronan
    Chapter8. Pathological water science - four examples and what they have in common
    Chapter9. Powdery mildew fungus erysiphe alphitoides turns oak leaf surface to the higly hydrophobic state
    Chapter10. Physics of suction cups in air and in water
    Chapter 11. Water transport through synthetic membranes as inspired by transport through biological membranes
    Chapter 12. Travelling waves connected to blood flow and motion of arterial walls
    Chapter 13. Fractal properties of flocs, fitration cakes and biofilms in water and wastewater treatment process
    Chapter 14. Soil hydrology
    Chapter 15. External solicitations, pollution and patterns of water stock: remarks and some modeling proposals
    Chapter 16. Water on livestock: biological role and global perspective on water demand and supply chains.
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    Maurice Carlos Ruffin
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    Cathy O'Neil.
    Summary: We live in the age of the algorithm. Increasingly, the decisions that affect our lives -- where we go to school, whether we get a car loan, how much we pay for health insurance -- are being made not by humans, but by mathematical models. In theory, this should lead to greater fairness: Everyone is judged according to the same rules, and bias is eliminated. But as Cathy O'Neil reveals in this book, the opposite is true. The models being used today are opaque, unregulated, and uncontestable, even when they're wrong. Most troubling, they reinforce discrimination: If a poor student can't get a loan because a lending model deems him too risky (by virtue of his zip code), he's then cut off from the kind of education that could pull him out of poverty, and a vicious spiral ensues. Models are propping up the lucky and punishing the downtrodden, creating a 'toxic cocktail for democracy.' Welcome to the dark side of Big Data. Tracing the arc of a person's life, O'Neil exposes the black box models that shape our future, both as individuals and as a society. These 'weapons of math destruction' score teachers and students, sort résumés, grant (or deny) loans, evaluate workers, target voters, set parole, and monitor our health. O'Neil calls on modelers to take more responsibility for their algorithms and on policy makers to regulate their use. But in the end, it's up to us to become more savvy about the models that govern our lives.

    Contents:
    Bomb parts: What is a model?
    Shell shocked: My journey of disillusionment
    Arms race: Going to college
    Propaganda machine: Online advertising
    Civilian casualties: Justice in the age of big data
    Ineligible to serve: Getting a job
    Sweating bullets: On the job
    Collateral damage: Landing credit
    No safe zone: Getting insurance
    The targeted citizen: Civic life.
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    Professor Sujal R. Desai, MD FRCP FRCR, Professor of Practice (Thoracic Imaging) National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London and Consultant Radiologist, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation, Trust, London [and four others].
    Summary: "HRCT is an essential tool for evaluating patients w. diffuse pulmonary disease. It is commonly used to detect and characterize a variety of lung abnormalities"-- Provided by publisher.
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    James W. Patterson ; contributors Gregory A. Hosler, Karyn L. Prenshaw.
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    Ronald B. Johnston.
    Summary: Comprehensive, concise, and superbly illustrated, Weedon’s Skin Pathology Essentials, 3rd Edition, provides expert, easy-to-read guidance on key diagnoses in dermatopathology for pathologists and dermatologists in practice and training. This clearly written, well-structured text/atlas is ideal for quickly looking up practical problems in the recognition and diagnosis of skin lesions both clinically and histologically. Cross-referenced to the encyclopedic and authoritative Weedon’s Skin Pathology, 5th Edition, it enables you to avoid pitfalls and make the most accurate diagnoses with confidence.

    Contents:
    The Basics
    Diagnostic Clues and “Need-to-know” Items
    Lichenoid Reaction Pattern
    Psoriasiform Reaction Pattern
    Spongiotic Reaction Pattern
    Vesiculobullous Reaction Pattern
    Granulomatous Reaction Pattern
    Vasculopathic Reaction Pattern
    Disorders of Epidermal Maturation and Keratinization
    Disorders of Pigmentation
    Disorders of Collagen
    Disorders of Elastic Tissue
    Cutaneous Mucinoses
    Cutaneous Deposits
    Diseases of Cutaneous Appendages
    Cysts, Sinuses, and Pits
    Panniculitis
    Metabolic and Storage Diseases
    Miscellaneous Conditions
    Cutaneous Drug Reactions
    Reactions to Physical Agents
    Cutaneous Infections and Infestations
    Bacterial and Rickettsial Infections
    Spirochetal Infections
    Mycoses and Algal Infections
    Viral Diseases
    Protozoal Infections
    Marine Injuries
    Helminth Infestations
    Arthropod-induced Diseases
    Tumors of the Epidermis
    Lentigines, Nevi and Melanomas
    Tumors of Cutaneous Appendages
    Fibrous Tumors and Tumor-like Proliferations
    Tumors of Fat
    Tumors of Muscle, Cartilage, and Bone
    Neural and Neuroendocrine Tumors
    Vascular Tumors
    Cutaneous Metastases
    Cutaneous Non-lymphoid Infiltrates
    Cutaneous Lymphomatous and Leukemic Infiltrates.
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    By Joan Toglia.
    Summary: Occupational therapists frequently work with people who are independent in routine or basic ADLs but who have difficulty with non-routine or complex activities. The WCPA was designed to be useful across a variety of populations that exhibit difficulties in executive functioning or higher level cognitive independent ADLs and can be used to screen for these difficulties to understand the underlying nature of performance problems. Appropriate for use with adolescents and adults, the WCPA involves following and organizing a list of appointments or errands into a weekly schedule while keeping track of rules, avoiding conflicts, monitoring passage of time, and inhibiting distractions. Because performance on multiple-step activities such as the WCPA requires coordinating and integrating various cognitive abilities, this assessment provides the opportunity to observe how an individual manages a cognitively challenging task. The WCPA provides a broad analysis of how a person manages and copes with a complex and cognitively challenging activity. In addition to including a weekly schedule, the assessment features client profiles on error analysis, visual performance, awareness of task difficulty, and pretest–posttest comparisons. A flash drive contains worksheets and scoring materials for both the Adult and Youth versions. Research on the WCPA and videos providing an overview and set-up and administration techniques are available here. Contents Chapter 1. Overview Chapter 2. Administration Chapter 3. Guidelines for Scoring Appointments Chapter 4. Interpretation Chapter 5. Research and Normative Studies Chapter 6. Dynamic Assessment: Use of the WCPA in the Test-Teach-Retest Format Appendixes Appointment Lists and Scoring Sheets: Adult/Older Adult Population (Ages 18-94) Appointment Lists and Scoring Sheets: Middle/High School (Ages 12-18) Appointment Lists and Scoring Sheets: Youth (Ages 16-21) Appointment Lists and Scoring Sheets: WCPA-S (College Students Ages 20-34) General Forms for Administration Worksheets and Templates for Summarizing Results Raw Score to Percentile Conversion

    Contents:
    Chapter 1. Overview. Executive function
    For whom is the WCPA Appropriate?
    Administration of the WCPA
    Identifying Performance Deficits: Objective Scores and Normative Comparison
    Performance Analysis and Treatment Implications
    Test-Teach-Retest Format
    Description of the WCPA
    Summary
    Chapter 2: Administration. Selecting the Appointment List and Obtaining Materials
    Administration Procedure
    General Administration Guidelines for Use and Completion of the WCPA Recording Form
    Strategy Use and Observations During Administration
    Strategy Scoring: Observed Strategies-- After-Tasking Interview and Rating Scale
    Summary
    Chapter 3: Guidelines for Scoring Appointments. Self-Recognition of Errors
    Appointment Errors
    Instructions for Using the Calendar Scoring Worksheet
    Guidelines for Detailed Error Scoring and Examples
    FAQ on Administering the WCPA
    FAQ on Scoring the WCPA
    Summary
    Chapter 4: Interpretation. Objective Scores and Normative Comparison
    Summarizing WCPA Scores
    After-Task Interview and Rating Scale: Summarizing Self-Ratings (optional)
    Interpretation: Performance Analysis and Implications for Treatment
    Examples of Performance Analysis and Interpretations
    Using the Summary Worksheets and Report Templates
    Summary Chapter 5: Research and Normative Studies. Studies on Youths
    Normative Data for Healthy Adults
    WCPA Level II Normative Sample: Adults (Ages 18-94)
    Future Research
    Future Development
    Chapter 6: Dynamic Assessment: Use of the WCPA in a Test-Teach-Retest Format. Test-Teach-Retest
    Dynamic Assessment
    Test-Teach-Retest Format
    Summary
    Appendix A: Appointment Lists and Scoring Sheets: Adult/Older Adult Population(Ages 18-94)
    Appendix B: Appointment Lists and Scoring Sheets: Middle/High School (Ages 12-18)
    Appendix C: Appointment Lists and Scoring Sheets: Youth (Ages 16-21)
    Appendix D: Appointment Lists and Scoring Sheets: WCPA-S (College Students Ages 20-34)
    Appendix E: General Forms for Administration
    Appendix F: Worksheets and Templates for Summarizing Results
    Appendix G: Raw Score to Percentile Conversions.
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    Martinus Richter, Francois Lintz, Cesar de Cesar Netto, Alexej Barg, Arne Burssens, Scott Ellis.
    Contents:
    Intro
    Preface
    Contents
    Part I: History and Scientific Overview of Weight Bearing Cone Beam Computed Tomography
    Chapter 1: Background of Weight Bearing Cone Beam Computed Tomography
    Introduction
    Weight Bearing CT International Study Group (WBCT ISG)
    International WBCT Society
    References
    Chapter 2: Scientific Overview of Weight Bearing Cone Beam Computed Tomography
    General Thoughts on Foot and Ankle Imaging
    Studies on Normal Controls
    Studies on Pathologic Conditions
    Radiographic Measurements Using Weight Bearing CT
    Future Directions Standardization of Measurements Using WBCT
    WBCT vs. Plain Films
    Conclusions
    References
    Part II: Scientific Background of Weight Bearing Cone Beam Computed Tomography
    Chapter 3: Weight Bearing CT Allows for More Accurate Bone Position (Angle) Measurement than Radiographs or CT
    Introduction
    Methods
    Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria: Ethics
    Image Acquisition
    Time Spent
    Angle Measurements
    Statistics
    Results
    Time Spent
    Angle Measurement: Differences Between Methods
    Angle Measurement: Intra- and Interobserver Reliability
    Discussion
    Time Spent Angle Measurement: Differences between Methods
    1st-2nd Intermetatarsal Angle
    TMT Dorsoplantar
    TMT Lateral
    Hindfoot Angle
    Calcaneal Pitch Angle
    Angle Measurement: Intra- and Interobserver Reliability
    Shortcomings of the Study
    Radiation Dose
    Cost
    Approval for Use
    Standard Imaging?
    References
    Chapter 4: Combination of Weight Bearing CT (WBCT) with Pedography Shows No Statistical Correlation of Bone Position with Force/Pressure Distribution
    Introduction
    Methods
    Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria: Ethics
    Image Acquisition
    Pedography Measurements of Bone Position (Angles and Distances)
    Measurement of Pedographic Parameters
    Correlation Analysis of WBCT Parameters with Pedography Parameters
    Statistics
    Results
    Measurements of Bone Position (Angles and Distances): Intra- and Interobserver Reliability
    Correlation of WBCT Parameters with Pedography Parameters
    Discussion
    Angle Measurement: Intra- and Interobserver Reliability
    Correlation of WBCT Parameters with Pedography Parameters
    Shortcomings of the Study
    Radiation Dose
    References Chapter 5: Combination of Weight Bearing CT (WBCT) with Pedography Shows Relationship Between Anatomy-Based Foot Center (FC) and Force/Pressure-Based Center of Gravity (COG)
    Introduction
    Methods
    Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria, Ethics
    Image Acquisition: Foot Center (FC)
    Pedography: Center of Gravity (COG)
    Comparison of FC/COG
    Statistics
    Results
    Discussion
    Center of Gravity (COG)
    Foot Center (FC)
    Shortcomings of the Study
    Radiation Dose
    References
    Chapter 6: A New Concept of 3D Biometrics for Hindfoot Alignment Using Weight Bearing CT
    Introduction
    Digital Access Springer 2020
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    Neil S. Prose, Leonard Kristal.
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    editors, Jonathan D. Spratt, Lonie R. Salkowski, Marios Loukas, Tom Turmezei; consultant editors, Jamie Weir, Peter H. Abrahams.
    Digital Access ClinicalKey 2021
  • Digital
    Robert C. Hubrecht.
    Contents:
    The use of legislative and other controls on animal research to meet public expectations and improve animal welfare
    Animal rights and animal welfare : philosophy and science
    Species choice and animal welfare
    The harm/benefit judgement
    Improving the welfare of animals used in research : the 3Rs
    Science and animal welfare : a partnership.
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    Tore S. Kristiansen, Anders Fernö, Michail A. Pavlidis, Hans van de Vis, editors.
    Summary: This book investigates how fish experience their lives, their amazing senses and abilities, and how human actions impact their quality of life. The authors examine the concept of fish welfare and the scientific knowledge behind the inclusion of fish within the moral circle, and how this knowledge can change the way we treat fish in the future. In many countries fish are already protected by animal welfare legislation in the same way as mammals, but in practice there is still a major gap between how we ethically view these groups and how we actually treat them. The poor treatment of fish represents a massive animal welfare problem in aquaculture and fisheries, both in terms of the number of animals affected and the severity of the welfare issues. Thanks to its interdisciplinary scope, this thought-provoking book appeals to professionals, academics and students in the fields of animal welfare, cognition and physiology, as well as fisheries and aquaculture management.

    Contents:
    Intro
    Animal Welfare Series Preface
    Preface
    Contents
    Chapter 1: A Brief Look into the Origins of Fish Welfare Science
    1.1 Introduction
    1.2 The Origin of Animal Welfare Science
    1.2.1 The Welfare Definition Problem
    1.3 Emerging Concerns for Fish Welfare
    1.4 Fish Welfare in Politics, Laws, and Regulations
    1.5 The Rise of Fish Welfare Science
    1.5.1 The Fish Pain Controversy
    1.5.2 What Next?
    References
    Chapter 2: Ethics and the Welfare of Fish
    2.1 Introduction
    2.1.1 Ethics Is Dynamic
    2.1.2 Different Animal Ethics Theories 2.2 Welfare of Fish and Its Moral Dimensions
    2.2.1 Defining Animal Welfare
    2.2.2 Measuring Animal Welfare
    2.3 Do Fish Have Moral Status?
    2.4 Limits of the Animal Welfare Concept
    2.5 Is It Morally Harmful to Kill Fish?
    2.5.1 A Preference to Stay Alive
    2.5.2 Foregone Opportunities
    2.5.3 The Harm of Death: Reason for Ethical Assessment
    2.6 The Domestication of Fish
    2.7 Practices Involving Fish: Ethical Aspects
    2.7.1 Aquaculture
    2.7.2 Wild Fisheries
    2.7.3 Experimental Use of Fish
    2.7.4 Recreational Fishing
    2.8 Conclusion
    References
    Websites 4.2 Broad Behavioural Systems in Fish
    4.2.1 Use of Space
    4.2.2 Foraging and Feeding: What Fish Eat, How and When?
    4.2.3 Avoiding Predation
    4.2.4 Aggression and Fighting
    4.2.5 Courtship
    4.3 Tinbergenś Questions in Relation to Fish Behaviour
    4.3.1 The Causes of Fish Behaviour
    4.3.2 The Development of Fish Behaviour
    4.3.3 The Functions of Fish Behaviour
    4.4 How the Natural Behaviour of Fish Is Expressed in Culture Systems
    4.4.1 How Farmed Fish Use Space
    4.4.2 How Farmed Fish Feed
    4.4.2.1 How Food Is Delivered
    4.4.2.2 The Type of Food Delivered 4.4.2.3 How Much Are Fish Fed and When
    4.4.3 Avoiding Predation
    4.4.4 Aggression
    4.4.5 Courtship
    4.5 Welfare in Cultured Fish
    4.5.1 The Tricky Concept of Fish Welfare
    4.5.2 Natural Behaviour and the Welfare of Farmed Fish
    4.5.2.1 Natural Responses to External Stimuli
    4.5.2.2 Natural Expression of Internal Processes
    4.5.2.3 Behavioural Development in Aquaculture Systems
    4.5.2.4 How Behaviour Has Been Shaped by Natural Selection
    Its Functions
    4.6 Conclusions
    References Chapter 3: The Diverse World of Fishes
    3.1 Introduction
    3.2 A Diversity of Habitats
    3.3 Life History
    3.4 Ontogeny and Metamorphosis
    3.5 Survive, Feed, and Grow
    3.6 Body Shape and Movements
    3.7 Reproduction
    3.8 Alone or Together
    3.9 Fish Can "Talk ́́with Each Other
    3.10 The Underlying Mechanisms
    3.11 How Are Fish Influenced by Human Activities?
    3.12 Do Fish Species Have Different Personalities?
    References
    Chapter 4: Fish Behaviour: Determinants and Implications for Welfare
    4.1 Introduction: Questions About Fish Behaviour
    Digital Access Springer 2020
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    Claudio Carere, Jennifer Mather, editors.
    Summary: This book is devoted to the welfare of invertebrates, which make up 99% of animal species on earth. Addressing animal welfare, we do not often think of invertebrates; in fact we seldom consider them to be deserving of welfare evaluation. And yet we should. Welfare is a broad concern for any animal that we house, control or utilize - and we utilize invertebrates a lot. The Authors start with an emphasis on the values of non-vertebrate animals and discuss the need for a book on the present topic. The following chapters focus on specific taxa, tackling questions that are most appropriate to each one. What is pain in crustaceans, and how might we prevent it? How do we ensure that octopuses are not bored? What do bees need to thrive, pollinate our plants and give us honey? Since invertebrates have distinct personalities and some social animals have group personalities, how do we consider this? And, as in the European Unions application of welfare consideration to cephalopods, how do the practical regulatory issues play out? We have previously relegated invertebrates to the category 'things and did not worry about their treatment. New research suggest that some invertebrates such as cephalopods and crustaceans can have pain and suffering, might also have consciousness and awareness. Also, good welfare is going to mean different things to spiders, bees, corals, etc. This book is taking animal welfare in a very different direction. Academics and students of animal welfare science, those who keep invertebrates for scientific research or in service to the goals of humans, as well as philosophers will find this work thought-provoking, instructive and informative.

    Contents:
    Chapter 1: Introduction: Why a volume on invertebrate welfare?
    Chapter 2: Invertebrates and humans: attitudes, ethics and policy
    Chapter 3: Insects in captivity
    contexts create welfare dilemmas
    Chapter 4: Welfare of managed honey bees
    Chapter 5: Spider welfare
    Chapter 6: Coral and Cnidarian Welfare in a Changing Sea
    Chapter 7: Assessing the potential for pain in crustaceans and other invertebrates
    Chapter 8: Enrichment for captive cephalopods
    Chapter 9: Cephalopod welfare, biological and regulatory aspects: a EU experience
    Chapter 10: Consider the individual: personality and welfare in invertebrates.
    Digital Access Springer 2019
  • Digital
    Regina M. Bures, Nancy R. Gee.
    Summary: This book provides a multidisciplinary overview of the impact of human-animal interaction on well-being from childhood to later life. It presents a life course perspective to the study of human-animal interaction, addressing concepts of family and the role of pets therein, as well as the impact of companion animals on child development and successful aging. This book fills a gap in the existing literature by framing the study of human-animal interaction, including the role of animal-assisted interventions on well-being, in a broader social and behavioral context.
    Digital Access Springer 2021
  • Digital
    Giovanni A. Fava.
    Contents:
    The development
    The philosophy student and the pursuit of a well-being enhancing strategy
    The process of validation of well-being therapy
    Initial evaluation
    Session 1
    Session 2
    Session 3
    Session 4
    Session 5
    Session 6
    Session 7
    Session 8
    The four-session-program
    Depression
    Mood swings
    Generalized anxiety disorder
    Panic and agoraphobia
    Post-traumatic stress disorder
    Children and adolescents
    New directions
    Going further.
    Digital Access Karger 2016
  • Digital
    Xichun Sun.
    Summary: This book represents a daring and rarely attempted endeavor to bridge the gap between histopathology and molecular medicine in that cutting-edge molecular findings are seamlessly integrated into the key morphological features. This volume also includes discussions of short lists of organ-based benign lesions with concerning morphological features. Presented in the differential diagnosis section, they will not only serve as useful checklists for the surgical pathologist who is seriously contemplating a diagnosis of malignancy due to the observation of some cytological or histological atypia, but also help hone the key features of each malignant atypia. Well-Differentiated Malignancies: New Perspectives provides an innovative resource on the difficult topic of well-differentiated malignancies for pathology residents, fellows and for those already in clinical practice.

    Contents:
    Cutaneous Tissue
    Soft Tissues
    Skeletal System
    Nervous System
    Genitourinary System
    Female Reproductive System
    Gastrointestinal System, Pancreatobiliary Tract and Liver
    Lung and Pleura
    Thyroid Gland, Salivary Gland and Thymus
    Mammary Gland.
    Digital Access Springer 2015
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    edited by Glory Edim.
    Summary: "An inspiring collection of essays by black women writers, curated by the founder of the popular book club Well-Read Black Girl, on the importance of recognizing ourselves in literature. Remember that moment when you first encountered a character who seemed to be written just for you? That feeling of belonging remains with readers the rest of their lives--but not everyone regularly sees themselves on the pages of a book. In this timely anthology, Glory Edim brings together original essays by some of our best black women writers to shine a light on how important it is that we all--regardless of gender, race, religion, or ability--have the opportunity to find ourselves in literature. Contributors include Jesmyn Ward (Sing, Unburied, Sing), Lynn Nottage (Sweat), Jacqueline Woodson (Another Brooklyn), Gabourey Sidibe (This Is Just My Face), Morgan Jerkins (This Will Be My Undoing), Tayari Jones (An American Marriage), Rebecca Walker (Black, White and Jewish), and Barbara Smith (Home Girls: A Black Feminist Anthology). Whether it's learning about the complexities of femalehood from Zora Neale Hurston and Toni Morrison, finding a new type of love in The Color Purple, or using mythology to craft an alternative black future, the subjects of each essay remind us why we turn to books in times of both struggle and relaxation. As she has done with her book club-turned-online community Well-Read Black Girl, in this anthology Glory Edim has created a space in which black women's writing and knowledge and life experiences are lifted up, to be shared with all readers who value the power of a story to help us understand the world and ourselves."--Publisher information.

    Contents:
    Magic mirrors / Jesmyn Ward
    Why I keep coming back to Jamaica / Veronica Chambers
    Her own best thing / Tayari Jones
    Go tell it / Barbara Smith
    Legacy : a conversation with Rebecca Walker
    Zora and me / Marita Golden
    Space to move around in / Renée Watson
    Gal : a hard row to hoe / Gabourey Sidibe
    The need for kisses / Dhonielle Clayton
    Witnessing hope / Stephanie Powell Watts
    Dear beloved / Nicole Dennis-Benn
    Dreaming awake / N.K. Jemisin
    To be a citizen / Morgan Jerkins
    Two New Yorks / Zinzi Clemmons
    Putting women center stage : a conversation with Lynn Nottage
    Finding my family / Bsrat Mezghebe
    Complex citizen / Mahogany L. Browne
    Living a "soft black song" / Jamia Wilson
    Amazing grace / Carla Bruce-Eddings
    Continue to rise : a conversation with Jacqueline Woodson
    Books for a black girl's soul / Kaitlyn Greenidge.
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    edited by Eugene Kim, Brenessa Lindeman.
    Summary: This book provides a detailed guide for surgeons and surgical trainees on a variety of facets relevant to wellbeing, and how to maintain wellbeing throughout a career in academic surgery. Individual and external factors relevant to wellbeing are both covered in relation to the surgeon. Aspects covered include healthcare roles, personal factors, socio-cultural factors, the regulatory business, and payer environment. Potential strategies for managing welfare including considerations for both students and residents are provided, as are methodologies for studying aspects of wellbeing. Wellbeing offers a practical and personal insight on maintaining wellbeing in academic surgery and is a valuable resource for all practicing and trainee surgeons across a variety of disciplines, as well as those who are interested in studying factors affecting the wellbeing of surgical specialists.

    Contents:
    Introduction
    What is wellbeing
    Why focus on wellbeing
    Important terms (burnout, wellbeing, resilience)
    Conceptual framework for wellbeing
    Healthcare Role
    Personal Factors
    Meaning/Purpose in Work
    Skills and Abilities
    External Factors of Wellbeing
    Socio-cultural Factors
    Regulatory, Business, Payer Environment
    Organizational Factors
    Learning/Practice Environment
    Improving Wellbeing
    Addressing Individual Factors
    Addressing External Factors
    Recovering from Burnout
    Wellbeing Considerations for Medical Students up
    Wellbeing Considerations for Residents
    The Study of Wellbeing
    Approaches to study wellbeing
    Tools of the Trade
    Evaluating organizational structures and institutional policy for wellbeing
    Emerging areas of research
    Career development in wellbeing.
    Digital Access Springer 2020
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    editors, Lewis E. Braverman, David S. Cooper, Peter A. Kopp.
    Summary: "The first edition of The Thyroid, conceived by Dr. Sidney Werner who believed, and we agree, that a comprehensive clinical and basic textbook devoted to the thyroid was needed, was first published in 1955 and again in 1962"-- Provided by publisher.
    Digital Access Ovid 2021
  • Digital
    John B. West, Andrew M. Luks.
    Summary: "West's Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials offers accessible explanations of disease processes that affect the respiratory system. This best-selling companion to West's Respiratory Physiology, Tenth Edition, has served generations of students. Dr. John B. West, together with new co-author Dr. Andrew M. Luks, presents the vital knowledge you need in a concise, straightforward manner that's easy to understand."--Publisher.

    Contents:
    Ventilation
    Gas exchange
    Other tests
    Obstructive diseases
    Restrictive diseases
    Vascular diseases
    Environmental, neoplastic, and infectious diseases
    Respiratory failure
    Oxygen therapy
    Mechanical ventilation.
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    John B. West, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc., Professor of Medicine and Physiology, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolia, California, Andrew M. Luks, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington.
    Contents:
    Structure and function
    Ventilation
    Diffusion
    Blood flow and metabolism
    Ventilation-perfusion relationships
    Gas transport by the blood
    Mechanics of breathing
    Control of ventilation
    Respiratory system under stress
    Tests of pulmonary function.
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    edited by Biji T. Kurien, R. Hal Scofield.
    Contents:
    Early days of blotting / Edwin Southern
    Origins of protein blotting / Harry Towbin
    Western blotting : remembrance of things past / W. Neal Burnette
    Simian virus 40 and protein transfer / Jaime Renart
    Western blotting : an introduction / Biji T. Kurien and R. Hal Scofield
    From little helpers to automation / Biji T. Kurien and Harry Towbin
    Spectrophotometric methods to determine protein concentration / J. P. Dean Goldring
    Solubilization of proteins : the importance of lysis buffer choice / Mandy Peach [and three others]
    Simultaneous immunoblotting analysis with activity gel electrophoresis and 2-D gel electrophoresis / Der-Yen Lee and Geen-Dong Chang
    Diffusion blotting : a rapid and simple method for production of multiple blots from a single gel / Ingrid Olsen and Harald G. Wiker
    Multiple immunoblots by passive diffusion of proteins from a single SDS-PAGE gel / Biji T. Kurien and R. Hal Scofield
    Slice blotting / Graeme Lowe
    Localizing proteins by tissue printing / Rafael F. Pont-Lezica
    Dot-immunobinding assay (Dot-Iba) / Sumi Surendran, Annamma Mathai, and Vishnampet Venkataraman Radhakrishnan
    Analysis of antibody clonotype by affinity immunoblotting / Biji T. Kurien and R. Hal Scofield
    Glycosaminoglycan blotting and detection after electrophoresis separation / Nicola Volpi and Francesca Maccari
    Well-based reverse-phase protein array of formalin- fixed paraffin-embedded tissue / Joon-Yong Chung and Stephen M. Hewitt
    Quantitative computerized western blotting in detail / Dalit Talmi-Frank, Charles L. Jaffe, and Gad Baneth
    Cationic electrophoresis and eastern blotting / Engelbert Buxbaum
    Miniaturized blotting system for simultaneous detection of different autoantibodies / Ulrich Canzler [and eight others]
    Proteomic expressional profiling of a paraffin-embedded tissue by multiplex tissue immunoblotting / Joon-Yong Chungand Stephen M. Hewitt
    Post-staining electroblotting for efficient and reliable peptide blotting / Der-Yen Lee and Geen-Dong Chang
    Multistrip western blotting : a tool for comparative quantitative analysis of multiple proteins / Edita Aksamitiene, Jan B. Hoek, and Anatoly Kiyatkin
    Western blotting using PVDF membranes and its downstream applications / Setsuko Komatsu
    Blotting from phastGel to membranes by ultrasound / Joseph Kost and Aharon Azagury
    Western blotting of high and low molecular weight proteins using heat / Biji T. Kurien and R. Hal Scofield
    Membrane strip affinity purification of autoantibodies / Biji T. Kurien
    Strip immunoblotting of multiple antigenic peptides / Biji T. Kurien
    Double-blotting : a solution to the problem of nonspecific binding of secondary antibodies in immunoblotting procedures / Françoise Lasne
    Method for resolution and western blotting of very large proteins using agarose electrophoresis / Marion L. Greaser and Chad M. Warren
    Immunodetection of P-selectin using an antibody to its C-terminal tag / Padmaja Mehta-D'souza
    Improvements and variants of the multiple antigen blot assay-MABA : an immunoenzymatic technique for simultaneous antigen and antibody screening / Oscar Noya [and six others]
    Blotting from immobilized pH gradient gels : application to total cell lysates / Harry Towbin
    Immunoprecipitation : western blot for proteins of low abundance / Edward P. Trieu and Ira N. Targoff
    Native electrophoresis and western blot analysis (NEWeB) : methods and applications / Ioannis N. Manoussopoulos and Mina Tsagris
    Shift-western blotting : separate analysis of protein and DNA from protein-DNA complexes / Matthias Harbers
    Grid-immunoblotting / Olga Yeliosof and R. Hal Scofield
    Detection and quantification of protein-protein interactions by far-western blotting / Joshua A. Jadwin, Bruce J. Mayer, and Kazuya Machida
    Western blot analysis of adhesive interactions under fluid shear conditions : the blot rolling assay / Robert Sackstein and Robert Fuhlbrigge
    Centrifuge blotting / Jinny Paul
    Blotting of coomassie blue-stained proteins from PAGE gels to transparencies / Jinny Paul
    B-cell ELISPOT : for the identification of antigen-specific antibody-secreting cells / Hemangi B. Shah and Kristi A. Koelsch
    T cell ELISPOT : for the identification of specific cytokine-secreting T cells / Kerry M. Leehan and Kristi A. Koelsch
    Membrane microplates for one- and two-color ELISPOT and FLUOROSPOT assays / Alexander E. Kalyuzhny
    SDS-PAGE to immunoblot in one hour / Biji T. Kurien [and three others]
    Single-cell western blotting / Syed M. S. Quadri
    Protein detection by simple western analysis / Valerie M. Harris
    Western blotting using microfluidics / Pothur R. Srinivas
    Two-dimensional gel-based protein standardization verified by western blot analysis / Hisao Haniu [and three others]
    Fingerprint deposition on nitrocellulose and polyvinylidene difluoride membranes using alkaline phosphatase / Biji T. Kurien, Debashish Danda, and R. Hal Scofield
    Other notable protein blotting methods : a brief review / Biji T. Kurien and R. Hal Scofield.
    Digital Access Springer 2015
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    Ayaz Najafov, Gerta Hoxhaj.
    Summary: Western Blotting Guru provides researchers in molecular biology with a handy reference for approaching and solving challenging problems associated with immunoblotting setup and optimization. As a laboratory guide, it emphasizes the technical aspects of efficiently employing immunoblotting as a tool in molecular biology laboratories. The book covers the basic science underlying immunoblotting and detailed description of the method parameters, followed by good benchtop practices, tips and tricks for obtaining high-quality data and a detailed troubleshooting guide addressing a variety of problem types.

    Contents:
    Chapter 1. Introduction
    Chapter 2. Procedure
    Chapter 3. Good practices
    Chapter 4. Optimization and troubleshooting
    Chapter 5. Tips and tricks
    Chapter 6. Special cases
    Chapter 7. Data analysis, storage, retrieval
    Appendix A. Buffers and solutions
    Appendix B. SDS-PAGE gel tables
    Appendix C. SDS-PAGE protocol
    Appendix D. Wet transfer and immunoblotting protocol
    Appendix E. Home-made enhanced chemiLuminescence (ECL) detection
    Appendix F. Stripping protocols
    Appendix G. Coomassie staining protocol
    Appendix H. Lysis of cells using native conditions
    Appendix I. Quick denaturing lysis protocol
    Appendix J. Protein tags
    Appendix K. Covalent crosslinking of antibodies to beads
    References.
    Digital Access ScienceDirect 2017
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    Shuqing An, Jos T. A. Verhoeven, editors.
    Summary: This volume explores major wetland ecosystem services, such as climate cooling and water quality improvement, and discusses the recent wetland conservation and restoration activities in China and neighboring countries. The role of wetlands in either cooling or warming the climate is analyzed as the net balance between carbon sequestration and emissions of methane and nitrous oxide. Wetlands start off having a net warming effect on the climate but in time switch to net cooling. Further, they remove 40% of the N and P from run-off and groundwater flow in agricultural areas, but wetlands need to amount to 10% of the total catchment area to make a difference. Reflecting on the recent large investment in wetland ecological studies in China and neighboring countries, the book addresses invasive species in coastal wetlands as well as the protection and wise use of tidal flats around the Yellow Sea. It also presents promising regional case studies on wetland restoration. The book is intended for academics, students and practitioners in the field of wetland ecology, management and restoration, as well as consultants and professionals working in conservation, wise use and environmental policy.

    Contents:
    Chapter 1. Wetland Functions and Ecosystem Services: Implications for Wetland Restoration and
    Part I. Wetland functions and ecosystem services
    Chapter 2. Wetlands as Biogeochemical Hotspots affecting Water Quality in Catchments
    Chapter 3. Wetland effects on global climate: Mechanisms, impacts, and management recommendations
    Chapter 4. Wetlands regulate climate via evapotranspiration
    Part II. Wetland mechanisms, threats, conservation and management
    Chapter 5. Invasive plants in Coastal Wetlands: Patterns and Mechanisms
    Chapter 6. Tidal Forested Wetlands: Mechanisms, Threats, and Management Tools
    Chapter 7. National actions and international frameworks for the conservation and wise use of tidal flats and other coastal wetlands in the Yellow Sea
    Part III. Ecological Restoration of Wetlands
    Chapter 8. Wetlands restoration in China
    Principles, technology and practice
    Chapter 9. Case Studies of Ecological Restoration and Conservation Strategies for Marshes and Peatlands
    Chapter 10. Building Resiliency to Changing Conditions in Wetland Management and Restoration
    Chapter 11. Overview and synthesis.
    Digital Access Springer 2019
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    Yuri Makhalev.
    Summary: Based on actual data of Soviet whaling, and reliable methodologies that existed at the time when this monograph was written, it examines the distribution and migration patterns of whales of the Southern Ocean. It defines distinct populations on the basis of phenes, as well as whale breeding zones, which are located in the adjacent to the Southern Ocean waters at lower latitudes. The book records the presence of a new species of killer whale in the Southern Ocean--Orcinus nana. Prenatal growth patterns, pregnancy and lactation duration, mean sizes of new-born whales are determined. Methods for the graphic recording of registering structures are described, and an original method for their decoding is proposed to determine animal age. The age of sexual and physical maturity, life expectancy is determined. Earlier unknown "pair formations" on the lower jaw of baleen whales and sperm whales are described, together with their macro, histological and electronic microscopic structure. The impact of the extermination of whales on the Southern Ocean ecosystem is examined, recommendations for control of the current state of whale populations are given, and perspectives of whale population recovery are estimated. Regions that could be used as testing areas for whale registration method are defined. The book is intended for biologist-cytologists, ecologists and other specialists interested in cetaceans, and for biology students.

    Contents:
    Annotation
    Acknowledgments
    Introduction
    1. Historical review of whaling
    2. Analysis of the correlation between whale length and weight
    3. General growth laws
    4. Biology of reproduction of cetaceans
    5. Whale distribution
    6. Southern Ocean ecosystem status and perspectives on whale population recovery
    7. Photo selection
    Literature.
    Digital Access Springer 2019
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    Richard N. Bolles.
    Summary: With more than 10 million copies sold in 28 countries, the world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2020, tailoring Richard Bolles's long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers. What Color Is Your Parachute? is the world's most popular job-hunting guide, revised and updated annually with more than ten million copies sold. This newly streamlined edition features the latest resources, case studies, and perspectives on today's job market, revealing surprising advice on what works--and what doesn't--so you can focus your efforts on tactics that yield results. At its core is Richard N. Bolles's famed Flower Exercise, a unique self-inventory that helps you design your career--and your life--around your key passions, transferable skills, traits, and more. This practical manual also provides essential tips for writing impressive resumes and cover letters, networking effectively, interviewing with confidence, and negotiating the best salary possible. Whether you're searching for your first job, were recently laid off, or are dreaming of a career change, What Color Is Your Parachute? will guide you toward a fulfilling and prosperous life's work.

    Contents:
    It's a whole new world for job-hunters
    There are more than ten million vacancies available each month
    The best and worst ways to look for jobs
    Self-inventory, part 1
    Self-inventory, part 2
    You get to choose where you work
    Google is your new (but not only) resume
    Sixteen tips about interviewing for a job
    The six secrets of salary negotiation
    How to deal with any challenges you have
    The five ways to choose/change careers
    How to start your own business.
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    Robert B. Taylor.
    Contents:
    About Medical Writers and Writing
    Getting Started in Medical Writing
    The Process of Medical Writing
    Medical Writing Pointers and Pitfalls
    Getting Your Work in Print
    Ethical Issues in Medical Writing
    Remarkable Medical Writing
    Backstories of Medical Writers and Writing
    What Writers Say about Writing
    A Writer?s Attic
    Web Sites: The Medical Writer?s Guide to the Internet
    Recommended Reading for the Serious Medical Writer.
    Digital Access Springer 2015
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    Laurel Braitman.
    Summary: The author shares how, in the years following her beloved father's death, she denied her suffering and lived with the constant fear of loss that left her terrified of love and intimacy until she set out on a journey to confront the grief she'd been avoiding for so long. "Laurel Braitman spent her childhood learning how to outfish grown men, keep bees, and fix carburetors from her larger-than-life dad. Diagnosed with terminal cancer, he went to spectacular lengths to teach her the skills she'd need to survive without him. But by her mid-thirties she is a ship about to splinter on the rocks, exhausted by running from her own bad feelings. We follow as Laurel changes course, navigating multiple wildernesses--from northern New Mexico and western Alaska to her own Tinder app. She learns the hard way that no achievement, no matter how shiny, can protect her from pain, and works to transform guilt and regret into gold: learning from a badass birder in the Bering Sea, a few dozen grieving kids in a support group, a pile of smoking ashes, and countless online dates. Along the way, she faces a wildfire that threatens everyone and everything she cares about, a grueling test of her own survival skills, and the fact that we often have to say our hardest goodbyes before we're ready. In the end Laurel realizes that being open to love after loss is not only possible, it can set us free."--Inside front jacket flap.
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    Stephanie Foo.
    Summary: "A searing memoir of reckoning and healing from an acclaimed journalist and former This American Life producer investigating the little-understood science behind Complex PTSD and how it has shaped her life. By age thirty, Stephanie Foo was successful on paper: She had her dream job as a radio producer at This American Life and had won an Emmy. But behind her office door she was having panic attacks and sobbing at her desk. After years of questioning what was wrong with her, she was diagnosed with Complex PTSD-a condition that occurs when trauma happens continuously, over the course of years. Both of Stephanie's parents had abandoned her as a teenager after years of physical and verbal abuse and neglect. She thought she'd overcome her trauma, but her diagnosis illuminated the ways in which her past continued to threaten her health, her relationships, and her career. Finding few resources to help her heal, Stephanie set out to map her experience onto the scarce scientific research on C-PTSD. In this deeply personal and thoroughly researched account, Stephanie interviews scientists and psychologists and tries a variety of innovative therapies with the determination and curiosity of an award-winning journalist. She returns to her hometown of San Jose, California, to investigate the effects of immigrant trauma on a community, she uncovers family secrets in the country of her birth, Malaysia, and learns how trauma can be inherited through generations. Ultimately, she discovers that you don't move on from trauma-but you can learn to move with it, with grace and joy. Powerful, enlightening, and clarifying, What My Bones Know is a brave narrative that reckons with the hold of the past over the present, the mind over the body-and one woman's ability to reclaim agency from her trauma"-- Provided by publisher.
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    Ronald L. Eisenberg.
    Summary: This book is an introduction to chest radiology, specifically designed for the needs of first-year residents. On the first rotation in chest imaging, radiology residents are asked to learn significant amounts of information at a fast and unrelenting pace. However, most current books are densely written and contain far more material than residents need to know. Moreover, the number, variety, and quality of images is often limited. What Radiology Residents Need to Know: Chest Radiology answers these needs by presenting the important information in bullet fashion, divided into convenient sub-units, such as "clinical information," "imaging findings," and "management." In most cases, an individual pathological condition can be presented in one page or less. This volume covers such topics as volume loss, pneumonia, pulmonary edema, inhalation diseases, and pulmonary, mediastinal, and pleural tumor imaging. In addition, it contains tips on approaching and interpreting chest radiographs and CT based on decades of practical experience and teaching residents at the work station. With liberal use of images and an online image bank with high-quality images, this book gives readers a comprehensive library of chest imaging scans and serves as an ideal guide for radiology residents.

    Contents:
    Introduction
    Patterns of lung disease (interstitial/alveolar)
    Misplaced tubes and wires
    Volume loss
    Pneumonia
    Pleural effusion
    Pulmonary edema
    Pulmonary vascular disease
    Neoplasms
    Emphysema
    Pulmonary fibrosis
    Inhalational diseases
    Miscellaneous diffuse pulmonary diseases
    Mediastinum
    Tracheobronchial
    Aorta
    Cardiac
    Diaphragm
    Esophagus
    Abnormalities outside heart and lungs.
    Digital Access Springer 2020
  • Digital
    Ronald L. Eisenberg.
    Summary: This book is an introduction to musculoskeletal radiology, specifically designed for the needs of first-year residents. On the first rotation in musculoskeletal imaging, radiology residents are asked to learn significant amounts of information at a fast and unrelenting pace. However, most current books are densely written and contain far more material than residents need to know. Moreover, the number, variety and quality of images is often limited. What Radiology Residents Need to Know: Musculoskeletal Radiology answers these needs by presenting the important information in bullet fashion, divided into convenient sub-units, such as "clinical information," "imaging findings," and "management." In most cases, an individual pathological condition can be presented in one page or less. In addition, it contains tips on approaching and interpreting radiographs, MRI and CT based on decades of practical experience and teaching residents at the work station. With liberal use of illustrations in the text and an online bank of many more high-quality images, this book gives readers a comprehensive library of musculoskeletal imaging scans and serves as an ideal guide for radiology residents.

    Contents:
    Trauma: Introduction and Spine
    Trauma: Upper Extremity
    Trauma: Pelvis, Hip, Lower Extremity and Avulsion Injuries
    Periosteal Reaction
    Benign Bone Tumors and Tumor-Like Conditions
    Malignant Bone Tumors
    Soft-Tissue Lesions
    Arthritis
    Metabolic, Endocrine, and Hematologic/Bone Marrow
    Avascular Necrosis (AVN)
    Infections
    Normal Variants and "Don't Touch" Lesions
    Miscellaneous Conditions (By Skeletal Area)
    Miscellaneous Lesions (No Specific Skeletal Area)
    Surgical Interventions. .
    Digital Access Springer 2022
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    Mona Hanna-Attisha
    Summary: "The dramatic story of the signature environmental disaster of our time and an inspiring tale of scientific resistance by a relentless physician who stood up to power. Flint was already a troubled city in 2014 when the state of Michigan--in the name of austerity--shifted the source of its water supply from Lake Huron to the Flint River. Soon after, citizens began complaining about the water that flowed from their taps--but officials rebuffed them, insisting that the water was fine. Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, a pediatrician at the city's public hospital, took state officials at their word and encouraged the parents and children in her care to continue drinking the water--after all, it was American tap water, blessed with the state's seal of approval. But a conversation at a cookout with an old friend, leaked documents from a rogue environmental inspector, and the activism of a concerned mother raised red flags about lead--a neurotoxin whose irreversible effects fall most heavily on children. Even as circumstantial evidence mounted and protests grew, Dr. Mona knew that the only thing that could stop the lead poisoning was undeniable proof--and that to get it, she'd have to enter the fight of her life. What the Eyes Don't See is the inspiring story of how Dr. Mona--accompanied by an idiosyncratic team of researchers, parents, friends, and community leaders--proved that Flint's kids were exposed to lead and then fought her own government and a brutal backlash to expose that truth to the world. Paced like a scientific thriller, this book shows how misguided austerity policies, the withdrawal of democratic government, and callous bureaucratic indifference placed an entire city at risk. And at the center of the story is Dr. Mona herself--an immigrant, doctor, scientist, and mother whose family's activist roots inspired her pursuit of justice. What the Eyes Don't See is a riveting, beautifully rendered account of a shameful disaster that became a tale of hope, the story of a city on the ropes that came together to fight for justice, self-determination, and the right to build a better world for their--and all of our--children."--Jacket

    Contents:
    How I got my name
    What the eyes don't see
    The barbecue
    The valedictorian
    Haji
    Red flags
    First encounter
    Miasma
    No response
    Sit down
    Jenny + the data
    Public health enemy #1
    What field are you on?
    The man in the panda tie
    Environmental injustice
    Poisoned by policy
    Shortwave radio crackling
    Meeting the Mayor
    Aeb
    The press conference
    Splice and dice
    Numbers war
    Demonstration of proof
    All the things we found out later
    Fire ant
    Truth and reconciliation
    Prescription for hope
    Haji and the birds
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    edited by Kimberly Greene-Liebowitz and Dana Corriel.
    Summary: "What We Bring to the Practice of Medicine brings together a collection of short essays from women physicians working in diverse fields of medicine around the world. Through compassion, humor, and resiliency, their stories reveal the truth of what life is like for a variety of women in medicine. While men and women physicians face different challenges and bring different historical experiences to the examination table, the history of medicine has been primarily told by men. Doctors Kimberly Greene-Liebowitz and Dana Corriel compile the pieces in this collection to highlight the many topics of concern for women physicians--some of which may be unknown to medical field outsiders. Topics include the physician-patient relationship, mastery of clinical practice, barriers to career advancement and success, and the challenge of balancing a demanding professional life with domestic responsibilities, an issue brought to the fore by the COVID-19 pandemic. What We Bring to the Practice of Medicine showcases the experiences of women physicians at every stage of their careers as well-from the beginning of medical school to the brink of retirement. These 40 essays are an expansive, unprecedented examination of what drives clinical and personal decisions and demonstrate how a physician's character is intricately intertwined with their approach to caregiving and the practice of medicine"-- Provided by publisher.

    Contents:
    Overcoming the odds. Why do you want to be a doctor? / Maria Maldonado
    Leverage / Photine Liakos
    Learning to listen / Audrey Nath
    First to report / Kimberly Greene-Liebowitz
    It's all about compassion. The every patient / Jazbeen Ahmad
    Grandma's dead / Rebecca Andrews
    Good Friday / Photine Liakos
    If you like piña coladas / Julia Michie Bruckner
    Put a bow on it / Photine Liakos
    Finding humor in unexpected places. Halloween blood / Rachel Kowalsky
    There's no laughing in medicine / Jessi Gold
    Attempted murder / Jennifer Caputo-Seidler
    TMB disease / Jill Grimes
    Up north / Katie Wiskar
    Bravery: facing our fears. Filing cabinet / S.P.
    Chrysalis / Rebecca Andrews
    My doctor-patient conflict / Sharon Ben-Or
    How I found my voice / Karen Yeter
    Serendipity / Torie Comeaux Plowden
    Pandemic / Katharine Miao
    Surprise. No small feat / Avni Desai
    A life saved / Andrea Eisenberg
    The twist of a patient apology / Dana Corriel
    The secret keeper / Dawn Harris Sherling
    Sadness and grief. A good death / Teja Dyamenahalli
    Sometimes, I help people die / Kimberly Greene-Liebowitz
    For better / Heather Gooden
    Choosing to die / Suzy Feigofsky
    "What do you do, Mommy?" An oncologist answers / Shikha Jain
    Balancing act: physician parents. The transition from doctor to Mom / Sasha K. Shillcutt
    Forty is greater than twelve / Rohini Harvey
    Sometimes Doctor Mom is just Mom / Jasmine R. Marcelin
    Doctor mothers / Monica Kalra
    Inspirational stories. Pink panties / Elisabeth Preston-Hsu
    Selfless service / Torie Comeaux Plowden
    Game on / Annette K. Ansong
    The perfect birth / KrisEmily McCrory
    Precious / Heather Hammerstedt.
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    Zinzi Clemmons.
    Summary: Raised in America, the multiracial daughter of a mother from Johannesburg struggles with her mother's terminal cancer, her own need to find love, and unexpected motherhood.
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  • Digital
    Robert H. Chew, Robert E. Hales, Stuart C. Yudofsky.
    Summary: "Designed and organized to answer the most common questions that patients have about their psychiatric medications, What Your Patients Need to Know About Psychiatric Medications, Third Edition, emphasizes clarity, accuracy, and accessibility of information. From Valium and Ativan to Prozac and Adderall, more than 70 medications from all of the major classes are discussed under eight key sections."--Back cover.

    Contents:
    Antianxiety medications
    Medications for insomnia
    Antidepressents
    Mood stabilizers
    First-generation antipsychotics
    Second generation antipsychotics
    Psychostimulants
    Nonstimulants for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
    Medications for Dementia
    Medications for subtance use disorders.
    Digital Access PsychiatryOnline 2017
  • Digital
    editors, Mirza Hasanuzzaman, Kamrun Nahar and Md. Amzad Hossain.
    Summary: This book presents recent advances in global wheat crop research, including the effects of abiotic stresses like high and low temperatures, drought, hypoxia, salinity, heavy metals, nutrient deficiency, and toxicity on wheat production. It also highlights various approaches to alleviate the damaging effects of abiotic stress on wheat as well as advanced approaches to develop abiotic-stress-tolerant wheat crops. Wheat is probably one of the worlds most important cereals; it is a staple food in more than 40 countries, and because of its adaptability is cultivated in almost every region. Global wheat production has more than doubled in the last 50 years due to higher yields. However, despite their high yield potential, modern wheat cultivars are often subject to crop loss due to the abiotic stresses. As such, plant breeders have long aimed to improve tolerance in order to maintain yield. Written by 85 experts, and offering the latest insights into wheat responses and tolerance to various abiotic stresses, it is a valuable tool for agronomists, plant breeders, plant physiologists and students in the field of plant science and agriculture. It is the first book to comprehensively cover past and current abiotic stress problems and tolerance mechanisms.

    Contents:
    1) Wheat production under changing climate
    past, present and future: S.M. Mazloumzadeh 2) Relative tolerance of wheat species and genotypes to abiotic stress: Eviatar Nevo 3) Growth and morphological changes in wheat under abiotic stress: Muthappa Senthil-Kumar 4) Abiotic stresses-induced physiological alteration in wheat: Bingru Huang 5) Abiotic stress and wheat grain quality: J.G. Nuttall 6) Abiotic stress signaling in wheat crop: Hiroshi Takatsuji 7) Wheat responses and tolerance to salt stress: Eva Darko 8) Wheat responses and tolerance to drought stress: Arash Nezhadahmadi 9) Wheat responses and tolerance to high temperature: Mirza Hasanuzzaman 10) Wheat responses and tolerance to elevated ozone: Yizong Huang 11) Wheat responses and tolerance to UV-radiation: Hediat M.H. Salama 12) Wheat responses and tolerance to metals/metalloids toxicity: Blessy B. Mathew 13) Physiological mechanisms of wheat to cope up with nutrient deficiencies: Chengdao Li 14) Abiotic stress-induced oxidative stress in wheat: MH Borhanudding Bhuyan 15) Approaches to enhance antioxidant defense in wheat: Md. Shahadat Hossain 16) Use of plant nutrients in improving abiotic stress tolerance in wheat: Anisur Rahman 17) Use of phytohormones in improving abiotic stress tolerance in wheat: Iqbal Raza Khan 18) Use of osmolytes in improving wheat abiotic stres tolerance to wheat: Shamsul Hayat 19) Role of polyamines in improving abiotic stress tolerance in wheat: Kamrun Nahar 20) Progress in wheat varietal development for abiotic stress tolerance: Learnmore Mwadzingeni 21) Recent advanced in molecular biotechnology in improving abiotic stress tolerance in wheat: Honglei Wang 22) Agronomic approaches to improve wheat production under abiotic stress: Parimal Kanti Biswas.
    Digital Access Springer 2019
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    Detlef Schuppan, Kristin Gisbert-Schuppan.
    Summary: This book is about three inflammatory conditions that underlie wheat sensitivities caused by the consumption of wheat and related cereals. The book describes, discusses and differentiates celiac disease, amylase trypsin inhibitor (ATI) sensitivity, and the wide spectrum of wheat allergies, especially a novel, but highly common atypical wheat allergy. The mechanisms of the three wheat sensitivities along with their clinical characteristics, and their their state-of-the art diagnosis and therapy are thoroughly described. This is accompanied by commented case reports. The book is well structured and illustrated with numerous easy-to-grasp yet scientifically updated sketches. The novelty, immunological insight and praxis relevance for specialists as well as patients and interested laypeople makes this book appealing to a broad readership. Written by an internationally distinguished scientist and clinician in food and wheat related diseases, this book is intended for GPs, internists, gastroenterologists, rheumatologists and immunologists, as well as dieticians, researchers and especially patients who might be affected by these sensitivities.

    Contents:
    1 Introduction
    2 Wheat, gluten and ATI: An overview
    3 Immunology of the intestine
    4 Celiac disease and its manifold manifestations
    5 ATI sensitivity
    6 Lactose, fructose and histamine intolerance: Over-diagnosed and overrated
    7 Classical and atypical food allergies
    8 It's not always wheat!
    9 Outlook.
    Digital Access Springer 2019
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    Barbara Young, Geraldine O'Dowd, Phillip Woodford.
    Summary: Take a simple approach to understanding the fundamentals with Wheater's Functional Histology. Offering concise text accompanied by hundreds of captions and images of histology slides, this best-selling textbook will equip you with all the must-know histology information you need to complete your courses and ace your exams. Recognize the microscopic structure of normal human tissues and how it relates to function with the help of over 900 high-quality histology images and illustrations.Master how to apply histology in a clinical context through coverage of common clinical conditions in each chapter.Access the entire contents online at Student Consult, including all of the images, a virtual histolab, and USMLE-style self-assessment questions and rationales.

    Contents:
    Cell structure and function
    Cell cycle and replication
    Blood, haematopoiesis and bone marrow
    Supporting/connective tissues
    Epithelial tissues
    Muscle
    Nervous tissues
    Circulatory system
    Skin
    Skeletal tissues
    Immune system
    Respiratory system
    Oral tissues
    Gastrointestinal tract
    Liver and pancreas
    Urinary system
    Endocrine system
    Male reproductive system
    Female reproductive system
    Central nervous system
    Special sense organs.
    Digital Access ClinicalKey 2014
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    Geraldine O'Dowd, Sarah Bell, Sylvia Wright.
    Contents:
    Introduction to pathology
    Cellular responses to injury
    Acute inflammation, healing and repair
    Chronic inflammation
    Infections of histological importance
    Disorders of growth
    Dysplasia and neoplasia
    atherosclerosis
    Thrombosis and embolism
    Infarction
    Cardiovascular system
    Respiratory system
    Gastrointestinal system
    Liver and pancreaticobiliary system
    Urinary system
    Lymphoid and haematopoietic systems
    Female reproductive system
    Breast
    Male reproductive system
    Endocrine system
    Skin
    Bone and soft tissues
    Appendicex. Notes on commonly used staining methods
    Bonus e-book images.
    Digital Access ClinicalKey 2020
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    Daniel H. Pink.
    Summary: Daniel H. Pink, the #1-bestselling author of Drive and To Sell is Human, unlocks the scientific secrets of good timing to help you flourish at work, at school, and at home. All of us confront a never-ending stream of "when" decisions. When to change jobs. When to schedule a class. When to get serious about a person or a project. Yet we make those decisions haphazardly - based on intuition, hunches, and guesswork. In When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, Daniel H. Pink aruges this is exactly the wrong approach. We all know that timing is everything, PInk says. But we assume that timing is an art. In When, he makes clear that timing is really a science. Drawing on a rich trove of research from psychology and biology, neuroscience and economics, Pink reveals in When how best to live, work, and succeed. How can we use the hidden pattern of the day to build the ideal schedule? Why do certain types of daily breaks dramatically improve our children's test scores? How can we turn a mediocre beginning into a fresh start? Why do endings boost motivation and deepen meaning? And how, ultimately, can we make time our ally rather than our enemy? In When, Pink distills cutting-edge research and data and sythesizes them into a fascinating, compelling narrative packed with irresistible stories and practical takeaways. Bursting with big ideas and enduring lessons, it will transform how you think about your past, your present, and your future. -- From dust jacket.

    Contents:
    Introduction: Captain Turner's decision
    Part One. The day. 1. The hidden pattern of everyday life: "Across continents and time zones, as predictable as the ocean tides, was the same daily oscillation - a peak, a trough, and a rebound" ; 2. Afternoons and coffee spoons: The power of breaks, the promise of lunch, and the case for a modern siesta: "A growing body of science makes it clear: Breaks are not a sign of sloth but a sign of strength."
    Part Two. Beginnings, endings, and in between. 3. Beginnings: Starting right, starting again, and starting together: "Most of us have harbored a sense that beginnings are significant. Now the science of timing has shown that they're even more powerful than we suspected. Beginnings stay with us far longer than we know; their effects linger to the end." ; 4. Midpoints: What Hanukkah candles and midlife malaise can teach us about motivation: "When we reach a midpoint, sometimes we slump, but other times we jump. A mental siren alerts us that we've squandered half of our time." ; 5. Endings: Marathons, chocolates, and the power of poignancy: "Yet, when endings become salient - whenever we enter an act three of any kind - we sharpen our existential red pencils and scratch out anyone or anything nonessential."
    Part Three. Synching and thinking. 6. Synching fast and slow: The secrets of group timing: "Synchronizing makes us feel good - and feeling good helps a group's wheels turn more smoothly. Coordinating with others also makes us do good - and doing good enhances synchronization." ; 7. Thinking in tenses: A few final words: "Most of the world's languages mark verbs with time using tenses - especially past, present, and future - to convey meaning and reveal thinking. Nearly every phrase we utter is tinged with time."
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    Paul Kalanithi ; foreword by Abraham Verghese.
    Summary: On the verge of completing a decade's worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. Just like that, the future he and his wife had imagined evaporated. Kalanithi chronicles his transformation from a naïve medical student into a neurosurgeon at Stanford working in the brain, the most critical place for human identity, and finally into a patient and new father confronting his own mortality.

    Contents:
    Foreword / by Abraham Verghese
    Prologue
    In perfect health I begin
    Cease not till death
    Epilogue / by Lucy Kalanithi.
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    Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele ; with a foreword by Angela Davis.
    Summary: A memoir by the co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement explains the movement's position of love, humanity, and justice, challenging perspectives that have negatively labeled the movement's activists while calling for essential political changes. "A poetic and powerful memoir about what it means to be a Black woman in America--and the founding of a movement that demands restorative justice for all in the land of the free. Raised by a single mother in an impoverished neighborhood In Los Angeles, Patrisse Khan-Cullors experienced firsthand the prejudice and persecution Black Americans endure at the hands of law enforcement. For Patrisse, the most vulnerable people in the country are Black people. Deliberately and ruthlessly targeted by a criminal justice system serving a white privilege agenda, Black people are subjected to unjustifiable racial profiling and police brutality. In 2013, when Trayvon Martin's killer went free, Patrisse's outrage led her to co-found Black Lives Matter with Alicia Garza and Opal Tometi. Condemned as terrorists and as a threat to America, these loving women founded a hashtag that birthed the movement to demand accountability from the authorities who continually turn a blind eye to the injustices inflicted upon people of Black and Brown skin. Championing human rights in the face of violent racism, Patrisse is a survivor. She transformed her personal pain into political power, giving voice to a people suffering inequality and a movement fueled by her strength and love, to tell the country--and the world--that Black Lives Matter. [This book] is Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele's reflection on humanity. It is an empowering account of survival, strength and resilience and a call to action to change the culture that declares innocent Black life expendable."--..Dusty jackets..

    Contents:
    Foreword / Angela Davis
    Part one: All the bones we could find. Introduction: We are stardust ; Community, interrupted ; Twelve ; Bloodlines ; Magnitude and bond ; Witness ; Out in the world ; All the bones we could find
    Part two: Black Lives Matter. Zero dark thirty: the remix ; No ordinary love ; Dignity and power. Now. ; Black Lives Matter ; Raid ; A call, a response ; #SayHerName ; Black futures ; When they call you a terrorist.
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    Faiz Motiwala, Hanif Motiwala, Sanchia S. Goonewardene, editors.
    Summary: This book provides a guide on how to navigate and avoid medico-legal problems associated with the management of patients with urological diagnosis. Each chapter focuses on a different medical situation related to urology and discusses how they can be managed. The book aims to utilise the experience and understanding of its authors to help its readers manage and avoid medico-legal issues. This book is relevant to urologists, allied health professionals, nurses, physiotherapists, physicians, and medical legal practitioners.

    Contents:
    1. Medico-legal pitfalls
    2. Communication
    3. Equipment problems
    4. Prescribing
    5. Diagnostics
    6. Managing patient expectations
    7. Administrative complications
    8. Theatre issues
    9. Staff training
    10. Human factors in healthcare
    11. Access to healthcare
    12. NHS culture
    13. Raising concerns and problems in training
    14. Managing a complaint
    15. Managing an GMC investigation
    16. Medical indemnity.
    Digital Access Springer 2022
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    Sheila E. Blumstein.
    Summary: This book presents a journey into how language is put together for speaking and understanding and how it can come apart when there is injury to the brain. The goal is to provide a window into language and the brain through the lens of aphasia, a speech and language disorder resulting from brain injury in adults. This book answers the question of how the brain analyzes the pieces of language, its sounds, words, meaning, and ultimately puts them together into a unitary whole. While its major focus is on clinical, experimental, and theoretical approaches to language deficits in aphasia, it integrates this work with recent technological advances in neuroimaging to provide a state-of-the-art portrayal of language and brain function. It also shows how current computational models that share properties with those of neurons allow for a common framework to explain how the brain processes language and its parts and how it breaks down according to these principles. Consideration will also be given to whether language can recover after brain injury or when areas of the brain recruited for speaking, understanding, or reading are deprived of input, as seen with people who are deaf or blind. No prior knowledge of linguistics, psychology, computer science, or neuroscience is assumed. The informal style of this book makes it accessible to anyone with an interest in the complexity and beauty of language and who wants to understand how it is put together, how it comes apart, and how language maps on to the brain.

    Contents:
    Chapter1: Introduction
    Chapter2: Getting Started
    Chapter3: The sounds of language
    Chapter4: The words of language: the mental lexicon
    Chapter5: What does it mean: semantics
    Chapter6: Putting words together: Syntax
    Chapter7: Why two hemispheres: the role of the right hemisphere in language
    Chapter8: The plastic brain
    Chapter9: Wrapping up.
    Digital Access Springer 2022
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    Dario Carlo Alpini, Guido Brugnoni, Antonio Cesarani, editors.
    Summary: The new edition of this book provides an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of whiplash-associated disorders, focusing in particular on a functional approach to clinical and instrumental diagnosis and rehabilitative treatment. It fully reflects the changes in our understanding of whiplash injuries since the first edition, and in particular the increased awareness that whiplash is a whole-body trauma in which forces act progressively from the lumbar region to the brain, through the cervical spine. Detailed attention is paid to the functional connections between the sense organs of the inner ear, the sympathetic system, and the spine with a view to optimizing diagnosis and treatment. It is explained how various treatment options can be employed to best effect in patients with different symptoms, following, but updating, the well-known Quebec Task Force guidelines. Underestimated aspects such as positional vertigo, somatic tinnitus, temporomandibular disorders, and back pain are also considered. This book will be an invaluable tool in everyday clinical practice for all who are involved in the diagnosis and treatment of whiplash injury.

    Contents:
    Part I. General Aspects
    Part II. Pathophysiology
    Part III. Evaluation
    Part IV Treatment
    Part V. Conclusive remarks.
    Digital Access Springer 2014
  • Digital
    Gregory H. Miller.
    Summary: This is a book about the science behind whisky: its production, its measurement, and its flavor. The main purpose of this book is to review the current state of whisky science in the open literature. The focus is principally on chemistry, which describes molecular structures and their interactions, and chemical engineering which is concerned with realizing chemical processes on an industrial scale. Biochemistry, the branch of chemistry concerned with living things, helps to understand the role of grains, yeast, bacteria, and oak. Thermodynamics, common to chemistry and chemical engineering, describes the energetics of transformation and the state that substances assume when in equilibrium. This book contains a taste of flavor chemistry and of sensory science, which connect the chemistry of a food or beverage to the flavor and pleasure experienced by a consumer. There is also a dusting of history, a social science.

    Contents:
    Ch-01: What is whisky?
    Ch-02: The flavorâ#x80;#x93;chemistry association
    Ch-03: Malting
    Ch-04: Mashing
    Ch-05: Fermentation
    Ch-06: Distillation experiments and observations
    Ch-07: Distillation theory
    Ch-08: Maturation
    Ch-09: The spirit matrix
    Ch-10: Gauging
    Index.
    Digital Access Springer 2019
  • Digital
    Scott M. Whitcup, H. Nida Sen ; contributor, Alan Palestine.
    Contents:
    Elements of the immune system and concepts of intraocular inflammatory disease pathogenesis
    Medical history in the patient with uveitis
    Clinical examination of the patient with uveitis
    Development of a differential diagnosis
    Diagnostic testing and imaging
    Optical coherence tomography in uveitis
    Evidence-based medicine in uveitis
    Approaches to medical therapy
    Role of surgery in the patient with uveitis
    Bacterial and fungal diseases
    Spirochetal diseases
    Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
    Acute retinal necrosis and progressive outer retinal necrosis
    Other viral diseases
    Ocular toxoplasmosis
    Ocular histoplasmosis
    Ocular toxocariasis
    Onchocerciasis and other parasitic diseases
    Postsurgical uveitis
    Anterior uveitis
    Scleritis
    Intermediate uveitis
    Sarcoidosis
    Sympathetic ophthalmia
    Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome
    Birdshot chorioretinopathy
    Behçet disease
    Retinal vasculitis
    Serpiginous choroiditis
    White-dot syndromes
    Masquerade syndromes
    Sample uveitis questionnaire.
    Digital Access
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    Version
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